Tag Archives: Tchad
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
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 Medical records and HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) take on a whole new meaning in Chad, Africa. In Chad, the people carried their medical records with them in a small booklet. When they came in for care … Continue reading
Tweet There is no meaning in it all, and yet my mind struggles to find some answers and explanations. Of course, they will all fail, but I must try anyway or drown in hopelessness. Maybe that’s why I wake up … Continue reading
Tweet This tragic true story was written by Dr. James Appel, a missionary whom I met and worked with in Chad, Africa. It is the heartbreaking account of the loss of one of his twins.
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 I was speaking to a church group last week about mission work in Africa and I still feel such sorrow over the tragic death of little Caleb. When I offered him a toy he chose this angel doll he … Continue reading
Tweet Samedi is a nurse who started out as a janitor at a small bush hospital in rural Chad and after working 28 years there has so much experience that during the years when there was no doctor at the … Continue reading
Tweet Dr. Paula Dhanda spoke at the annual Soroptimist International Luncheon. She was honored with the Ruby Award for her significant contributions in health care for women and children both locally and internationally
Tweet There is an urgent banging on our door, not the usual clapping the Chadian people use to politely inform you of their arrival. “Doctor Paula come quickly” someone shouts in French.