Category Archives: Mission Work

Meet our 2015 medical mission team

Tweet A team of doctors and nurses from Worldwide Healing Hands is packed and ready to embark on its mission to Haiti later this week. The group will conduct important cervical cancer screenings and train Haitian doctors, midwives and staff … Continue reading

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Get CASH BACK on your purchases!

Tweet We are pleased to announce a new program available for you as a valued supporter of Worldwide Healing Hands. This program allows you to book travel and shop online — the same things you are doing anyway — while … Continue reading

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The Untold Tragedy of the Ebola Virus

Tweet While the number of deaths due to Ebola and the emerging closer-to-home cases are the focus of daily news accounts, very little is being said about the toll on health care and number of deaths resulting indirectly. The recent … Continue reading

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Knit Wits and Stitch & Give Knitters

Tweet Thank you to the Knit Wits and the Stitch & Give Knitters for all these beautiful hand knit hats.  They will keep our babies and children warm. The children had great fun choosing their “special” hat! Our special thanks … Continue reading

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Meet our Nepali Partners

Tweet Dr Asha Jha & Dr. Chunmila Maharjan Obstetrician / Gynecologists We “are very grateful to work with you in Ilam Camp.  It was a wonderful experience working with you both in surgical and clinical cases.  You and your whole … 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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The Edge of Joy

Tweet This is an excerpt from the documentary film The Edge of Joy by filmmaker Dawn Shapiro. The film examines maternal mortality at the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital in the Kano region of Nigeria. It is one of the busiest … 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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