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Guatemala with Refuge International by Laurel Zeller

I was privileged this past November to travel to Guatemala with an Organization called Refuge International.  I was part of a minor surgery team that returns to the mountainous town of Chocola three times a year at the invitation of local doctor Sergio Castillo.  Knowing that the surgery team is

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Guatemala by Vannica Soy

It was 5AM on a cold February morning when I arrived to Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston to meet my team for the next week. Although it was very early in the morning, I couldn’t shake the excitement of the adventure that we were about to embark on. I was

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Zambia – The trip of a lifetime! by Emily Lines

Going to Africa and serving on a medical mission trip were two things I could’ve only hoped to do at some point in my life. When my friend, Kristen, told me about a trip, through Nurses for Africa where I could do both, I had to go!  Thanks to One

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Patients are the same no matter the location. by Reema Khalaf

On February of this year, I went to Guatemala for Faith and Practice medical mission. This is my second year doing medical mission, but still learned incredible lessons from the experience. I learned how to give unconditionally, how to appreciate things that we take for granted. I learned how the

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Africa, a place of wonder. By Emmy Grace Osoinach

Thank you One Nurse At a Time for helping to make my trip to Africa possible. As I arrived in Africa for my first time ever, I was filled with wonder: wonder as I exited the airport into the warm welcoming breeze of African air, wonder as I bumped down hours of treacherous dirt roads bordered by the occasional monkey, wonder

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Malawi, from unsure to confident. by Liesel Ratliff

I had the privilege to go to Malawi this past summer.  Here were a few highlights to my trip. One was feeling competent in my skills as a nurse. I was a little unsure of how helpful I would be as I tried to provide medical care in a completely

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Humanitarian Workers’ Reading List

At One Nurse At A Time, we believe that it is critical to educate ourselves about the ethics of humanitarian work. Understanding the experiences of the populations that we serve is the foundation of good nursing. On this Banned Books Week, we wanted to share with you some of the

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Winter Counts and What Really Matters By Amanda Judd

We arrived late at night knowing that we were expected at St. Francis early the next morning. Quickly getting settled, we peeled off our clothes from the day of work that we had both completed before leaving on the 6-hour drive to the mission. It had seemed inexcusable not to

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