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Event provides health screenings in Lake County

Tweet CLEARLAKE >> In conjunction with a Thanksgiving Day outreach event that included a meal for members of the City of Clearlake community, free health screenings were provided at the Clearlake Youth Center by Worldwide Healing Hands. Dr. Arthur Bikangaga, … Continue reading

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Nepal Mission Volunteer Team 2013

Tweet We have a wonderful and dedicated team of volunteer medical professionals lined up for our second mission to Nepal.   We look forward to working side by side with the Nepali physicians, midwives and staff.  Our goal is to … Continue reading

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Meet our New Summer Intern

Tweet My name is Meghan McCurry and I have had the great privilege of being the new intern at Dr. Dhanda’s Specialty Care and Surgery Center. I am currently a Biochemistry major at Sonoma State University. I have wanted to … Continue reading

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Exciting New Partnership with SUNY Upstate Medical University

Tweet Worldwide Healing Hands has been working diligently with West Africa Fistula Foundation on a program to benefit women’s health and education in Sierra Leone. This program is a huge endeavor that requires the coalition of multiple organizations. It is … Continue reading

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Medical Mission Postponed as Ebola Rages Through West Africa

Tweet Worldwide Healing Hands has been forced to make the difficult decision of postponing its trip to Sierra Leone due to the latest outbreak of the Ebola Virus. This outbreak has been described as the most deadly wave of the … Continue reading

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Terefa’s story

Tweet Terefa is fourteen years old. She lives in a small village in Africa, more than 200 km from the country’s capital. She is the sixth child in a family of eight children and has never been to school. Her … Continue reading

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Dr. Darius Maggi and the West Africa Fistula Foundation

Tweet WHH is traveling this year to Sierra Leone, partnering with Dr. Darius Maggi – founder of the West Africa Fistula Foundation. Sierra Leone is one of the most dangerous places on earth to give birth, infant mortality and maternal … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor: Thankful for Dr. Paula Dhanda

Tweet On 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 … Continue reading

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Hooray for storage!

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Paula Dhanda – 2014 New Unsung Hero

Tweet As 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 … Continue reading

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