Tag Archives: Project Medishare
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
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.
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:
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
Tweet Today is the two year anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010. With time humanitarian aid has dwindling and promises of aid have been broken while the need is still great. I would encourage all … Continue reading
Tweet I often get asked by people who are contemplating volunteering for a medical mission, “Can I really make a meaningful difference in people’s lives?” My answer is: Yes, I wholeheartedly believe you can.
Tweet Terri is a highly skilled and caring nurse who I had the opportunity to work with at Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port au Prince, Haiti. She is an amazing woman.
Tweet The description of physical therapists’ experience of providing relief work in Haiti revealed common elements which included periods of emotional responses, facing challenges in a wider scope of professional [PT] practice, educating others as a key to success, discovering … Continue reading
Tweet I met Dr. Paula while volunteering at Bernard Mev’s Hospital in June. She is a great physician and a delightful person to be around, especially in such a difficult setting. We shared good times and hard lessons; and I … Continue reading