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Nick Simons Institute

Since its establishment in Nepal in 2006, the

Nick Simons Institute (NSI) has received generous funding from the Nick Simons Foundation. Through trainings, support to district hospitals, and advocacy for the rural health worker, NSI focuses on the rural health worker as the cornerstone of a functioning healthcare system.


Gradian Health Systems

Gradian Health Systems is a nonprofit medical device company that equips low-resource hospitals to perform safe surgery. Gradian was founded in 2011 by the Nick Simons Foundation, a family foundation that supports initiatives to improve access to healthcare around the world.



The Nick Simons Foundation is a private family foundation formed in 2005 to honor the memory of Nick Simons, his love for Nepal, and his interest in developing countries. The Foundation’s main focus is to improve health and medical care in Nepal, especially for rural and remote populations.

NSF does not accept unsolicited proposals.
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