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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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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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2014 Worldwide Healing Hands Mission

Tweet Visit our Global Giving Page and Summary WHH serves women in underserved areas worldwide. WHH is traveling this Spring to Sierra Leone, partnering with Dr. Maggi – founder of

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Saving Mothers in Nepal

Tweet Worldwide Healing Hands has just returned from Ilam, Nepal after a very challenging but successful medical mission. We’re constantly dealing with new situations with the government, the facilities, and many things out of our control, but it is extremely … Continue reading

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Medical Team Welcomed Back to Nepal

Tweet The 2013 Nepal Medical Mission embarked on September 19th. For some volunteers on this team, led by Dr. Paula Dhanda, this is a return trip to Nepal while for others, it is a first mission trip to Nepal and … Continue reading

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Midwives Honored by our Generous Donor

Tweet Dear Dr. Dhanda, I’m giving this donation in honor of the team of certified nurse midwives who delivered my two children (my daughter was born three weeks ago and my son is two). Both were born at home, which … Continue reading

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Mat Red – Safer Childbirth in Bangladesh

Tweet Medical technology need not be sophisticated to be effective Original article can be found at The Economist “EVEN in rich countries childbirth is not a tidy affair. On an earthen floor in a dimly lit home in Bangladesh it … Continue reading

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Following mom’s footsteps to Nepal

Tweet By Berenice Quirino — Staff reporter Updated: 05/10/2013 11:45:52 PM PDT KELSEYVILLE — She was up all night until 5 a.m. For 12 hours, Jasmin Clarke was by the side of a woman in labor at a hospital in … Continue reading

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Analysis: Nepal’s maternal mortality decline paradox

Tweet KATHMANDU, 18 March 2013 (IRIN) – While health experts applaud Nepal’s declining maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in recent years, they say this gain is unsustainable if the country does not address its lack of qualified health staff, especially midwives, … Continue reading

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Worldwide Healer Practices in Lake County

Tweet I listened to Dr. Paula Dhanda speak about her Mission to Nepal at a presentation in Kelseyville on March 14, 2013. The presentation inspired me to write these words.   She is more than a doctor. Dr. Paula Dhanda

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