January 2013

What don’t we see?

I can’t say I know what this man has, but I thought it was interesting enough to put on anyway.  He obviously needs further examination and testing to find a solution for his “huge cheek”.   Then today we saw yet another infection that was left too long without medical treatment.  His hand had started […]

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All in the face

    Expressions are interesting. What do you think of this one? I walked in on Nurse Virginia and Nurse Breanna this morning. A little girl was not impressed with their work on her ears. I was, though, and she will be now that it is done. But there is more to the story. She has

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Our weekend… On Saturday we got word that Fre Rene, one of the mission’s hired road workers and a brother from church, was half incoherent, trembling, and couldn’t walk.  Donavon and Julian went to pick him up from where he had been working on the road not too far away. Upon bringing him to clinic,

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I saw Camilson on Friday.  I could hardly believe how chubby his cheeks were, and how bright his eyes!  When I looked at him, he smiled so big!  He is now 11 months old and weighs 9 lbs. and 11 oz.  It is so encouraging to see him growing.  When I first saw him he

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More Opening Pics

1. The guys got the new benches put together on Tuesday, and they are great! It's such a blessing to have nice seating for everyone. Here's Mis Rhoda on one in the reception area. 2-3. Getting ready for the Grand Opening ceremony! Haitians love "formal" occasions. We had prayers, singing, and speeches- LOTS of speeches.

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Just a few pictures from the Grand Opening ceremony at the new clinic building!1. Donovan Hostetler, Pastor Levy, the Justice of the Peace from Ti Goave and his bodyguard…2. Our local Pastor Gerard, and his wife3. Our doctor, Dr. Benische4. The local Police Chief, Marcel

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The big day!

Well, the big day finaly arrived–opening day! I’m not going to say a lot, but I’ll let the pictures speak.  Our first day went very well!   Direk making dossiers Adolph at his job–looking up dossier’s for returning patients Fre Noes–keeping people in order Mis Rhoda taking blood pressures Mis Leda at work in her

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Lasts and Firsts

A baby that needed oxygen–one of our last patients at the “old” clinic The baby was 2 months and 6 lbs Daddy and Baby Here is our first patient in the “new” clinic. He came along today when we were moving last things in, and Breanna and Rhoda took care of him at the new

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Moving and setting up

First of all here is the little burn girl that we’ve been treating for well over a week now.  She is looking so much better!   Virginia and Breanna working in the depot (storage room) at the new clinic Here is the emergency room/consultation room getting set up. Shana getting ready to mix paint to

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