HPV & PAP at a Glance

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Dr. Georgios Papanikolaou

Cervical cancer is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This statement is shocking to some of my patients. Approximately 80% of women and girls will become infected with the HPV by the age of 50 making it the most common sexually transmitted disease worldwide. For most women this infection is transient which means
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Letter to the Editor: Thankful for Dr. Paula Dhanda

DSCF1519 150x150 Letter to the Editor: Thankful for Dr. Paula DhandaOn behalf of St. Helena Hospital, Clear Lake, I would like to recognize Dr. Paula Dhanda for her service to our community and to women and children in need all over the world. On Feb. 23, she was celebrated as an “Unsung Hero of Compassion” in a ceremony of gratitude honoring 52 extraordinary volunteers from
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Hooray for storage!

IMG 20140219 111552 634 150x150 Hooray for storage! Worldwide Healing Hands has been gratefully accepting many donated medical supplies and other items which are useful on medical missions however storage had started to become issue and also before a trip sorting and packing supplies stored in many different buildings added to the time spent. The need for
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2014 Worldwide Healing Hands Mission

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WHH serves women in underserved areas worldwide. WHH is traveling this Spring to Sierra Leone, partnering with Dr. Maggi – founder of
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Paula Dhanda – 2014 New Unsung Hero

paula hero photo 150x150 Paula Dhanda   2014 New Unsung HeroAs a child, walking hand-in-hand with her father down the hallways of Bombay Hospital in India, Paula Dhanda forged her resolve to become a physician. The manner in which her father, a surgeon, served both the city’s large indigent population and its most impoverished rural citizens further shaped her dreams.
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Dr. Paula Dhanda Presented with Unsung Hero Award by the Dalai Lama

IMG 0344 150x150 Dr. Paula Dhanda Presented with Unsung Hero Award by the Dalai LamaThis Sunday, the Wisdom in Action organization honored Dr. Paula Dhanda for her outstanding work with her non-profit organization, Worldwide Healing Hands.  The  Unsung Hero Award was presented to her by his Holiness the Dalai Lama at the 2014 Unsung Heroes of Compassion luncheon in San Francisco.

You can watch a recording of the event here.

 

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Checklist for your doctor visit

IMG 3346 150x150 Checklist for your doctor visit Would you like to get the most out of your visit to your physician?  After reading Atul Gawande’s book The Checklist Manifesto, I am a big believer in checklists as well-designed checklists have been shown to improve outcomes.  We use a checklist in surgery and this has decreased errors
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Giving is Beautiful!

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Saving mothers and their babies.

WOW!  We are getting orders from all over for these beautiful scarves and bracelets. If you are looking for an extra special gift you have found it.  This is the gift that keeps giving to the women of the world. 100% of the profits benefit the women and babies on our
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Healing Hands: Saving the world, one woman at a time

paula hero photo 150x150 Healing Hands: Saving the world, one woman at a time Let me introduce myself, I am Dr. Paula Dhanda. I am a mother, a wife, a physician and a person that is trying to save the world one woman at a time. I have 2 precious children and a very supportive husband. Family is everything to me. I came to Lake County in 1990 because I wanted to make a difference in
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Byron Whipple Award

Byron Whipple award 150x150 Byron Whipple AwardDr. Paula Dhanda and Realtor Diana Dahl both received the Byron Whipple award recognizing extraordinary community and charitable service. Dhanda is known for her local and international promotion of wellness, particularly through her nonprofit organization Worldwide Healing Hands.
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