Tag Archives: Project Medishare

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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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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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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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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Appreciation From Haiti

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

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Can I Really Make a Difference?

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.

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Letter from RN volunteer in Haiti

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.

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Physical Therapists’ Experiences in Haiti: The Common Description

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

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Surgeon Devotes Time and Resources to Haiti

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

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