Tag Archives: Haiti

Kelseyville High School students raise money for Worldwide Healing Hands

Tweet Recently my son John Paul had to give a presentation to his 10th grade English class about something that was meaningful or sentimental to him. After much deliberation and many suggestions from family members he asked me for

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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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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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Heroes Walk Among Us

Tweet Worldwide Healing Hands is overwhelmed with gratitude and pride today as Dr. Paula Dhanda receives the 2013 Medical American Red Cross Real Heroes award, which “recognizes those in our community who have shown courage, dedication and character through extraordinary … 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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