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Pearls and Kisses for Cervical Cancer Prevention

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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The American Red Cross Honors a Real Hero

Tweet The American Red Cross recognizes and honors outstanding individuals or groups for being real heroes. These people have made a difference by performing acts of courage, or selflessly giving time and effort to benefit others. From all walks of … Continue reading

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Birth in Nepal

Tweet Nepal has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. It does not have to be this way. With simple interventions we can save the lives of mothers and babies. Every woman can have a safer birth … Continue reading

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Marla Ruzicka Humanitarian of the Year, 2012

Tweet “Dr. Paula Dhanda is being recognized for her medical efforts and also for the goodwill she spreads in our community, our country and the world. She has been active in the international community for the promotion of women’s health … Continue reading

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She honors “Mother’s Day” all year long…

Tweet This year we pay tribute to mothers everywhere, but one special woman takes that tribute far beyond giving a pretty card and a wrapped present. Her devotion to helping underprivileged women, often mothers, is truly inspiring. Dr. Paula Dhanda … Continue reading

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A Lifesaving Little Kit

Tweet Babies are on their own schedule and can come into this world regardless of war or natural disasters. They also do not concern themselves with the availability of a skilled health care provider or the environment they are born … Continue reading

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WHO: Saving Mother’s and Children’s Lives

Tweet Every year, an estimated 360,000 women die in pregnancy and childbirth and around eight million children die before their fifth birthday. Millions can be saved if they have access to the right health.

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Are You Volunteering Medical Mission? Important Tips for You.

Tweet I often get asked by people to join me on a medical mission. Having the right team is essential to the success of any mission. Here are some tips for any one considering this type of venture:

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A Woman Making History

Tweet “Our mission is to improve healthcare for women and children in the most underserved areas of the world.  It requires teamwork and a commitment that every mother counts.”

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Go to the Market, Get an Abortion

Tweet Dr. T pointed to a girl lying on a bare gurney with nothing covering her. A girl I will call Sarah was intermittently writhing in pain and then crying quietly. She had come in with vaginal spotting that appeared … Continue reading

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