Pearls and Kisses for Cervical Cancer Prevention

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Dr. Auguste and Dr. Suprien with our lovely patient in Haiti

This sweet 82 year old woman was illiterate but there was no mistaking her gratitude in any language when she kissed all the doctors and nurses after her surgery to remove an early cervical cancer.  We often take PAP smears for granted but in many areas of the world there is little or no access to this simple test that can save lives. Worldwide Healing Hands sent a medical team to Haiti to train healthcare providers to screen and treat this
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Event provides health screenings in Lake County

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Dr. Paula Dhanda consults with a young patient.

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, health screening organizer and team leader, was joined by Dr. Paula Dhanda and several volunteers to check blood pressure and other vital signs and to discuss health concerns with individuals. Additionally, participants received knit caps and socks donated by Worldwide Healing Hands and handmade soap donated by community members.
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Meet our 2015 medical mission team

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Our dedicated packing team

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 in the screening and treatment methods. The latest mission follows Worldwide Healing Hands’ outreach on Thanksgiving Day when Dr. Paula Dhanda and Dr. Arthur
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Get CASH BACK on your purchases!

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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 earning CASH BACK on every purchase. For every purchase you make, Worldwide Healing Hands benefits as well.
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The Untold Tragedy of the Ebola Virus

IMG 2480 300x225 The Untold Tragedy of the Ebola VirusWhile 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 Ebola outbreak
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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer PSA from Lou Lesko on Vimeo.

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in women each year in the United States.  This beautiful video was directed by the talented Lou Lesko

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Knit Wits and Stitch & Give Knitters

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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 to Sue Wilson, Claire Burkhead, Jan Wilson, Bev Bresso and Suzi DeFrancisci.
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Meet our Nepali Partners

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Dr. Chunmila & Dr. Asha

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 team were very helpful.”  We were “Grateful to work with you in surgery.  We learned lots of new techniques in Surgery.  You also gave us a chance to do Surgery
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Nepal Mission Volunteer Team 2013

©nathandehart silentimages nepal2013 7480 150x150 Nepal Mission Volunteer Team 2013We 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 share our skills in this remote area of Eastern Nepal so that our work is sustainable.
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9 Gynecologic Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Gynecologic 9 Gynecologic Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t IgnoreSeptember is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month. Five main types of cancer affect a woman’s reproductive organs: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar. As a group, they are referred to as gynecologic cancers. Each gynecologic cancer is unique, with different signs, symptoms, and risk factors
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