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Haiti Experience by Leslie Fehan, CNM

I hadn’t been back to Haiti for 12 years. I wasn’t sure really why this happened. It became clear as my time with Midwives for Haiti unfolded. One thing I remembered and was nervous about was the Port au Prince airport. My memory was that arrival was chaotic with lots

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Why I go back to Esmeraldas By Fran Beamer

Since 1990, the Ecuadent Foundation has provided medical and dental care to the beautiful country of Ecuador.  Unfortunately, it suffers from huge economic and health disparities.  For many years, and again this year, I was able to return to Esmeraldas where health care doesn’t reach the populations who need it

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A trip to Vietnam with IPSAC by Irene Austria-Ramos

I have reflected on how grateful I was for having the opportunity to travel across the world with the help of One Nurse At A Time. It was an incredible experience. I left the mission feeling motivated and appreciative.  America is not perfect but have so much more than other

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Mission of Hope Haiti, January 2017 by Carrie Fringer

Our medical mission trip group consisted of two RNs, one paramedic, three nursing students, and four physicians. We also had three high school students that assisted with non-medical procedures, and a nurse and nurse practitioner who worked for the mission organization. Every day we drove to a village in Haiti

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Surgical Mission to San Raymundo, Guatemala by Kristine Willis

    Every time I go to San Raymundo, Guatemala I come back more appreciative, humble and blessed.  Although this year was no different I did find myself looking for that special moment instead of letting the moment find me. I had been in San Raymundo for approximately four days,

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First Mission to Guatemala by Janet Sargent

This was my first mission, and I was amazed by how many people we were able to serve.  I think there were around 40 of us, and we cared for over 2,000 patients.  There were also many local volunteers who helped by sleeping with our supplies overnight, cleaning bathrooms, etc.  Many

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Meet our Jo’s Nurses – Midwives for Haiti 2017

My name is Jessica Robbins. I have been a nurse for 10 years this month! I’ve been doing labor and delivery for about 9.5 years and have loved every moment of it. I have been married for 10 years and have 6 children ranging in ages from 4 to 23,

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Guatemala Mission Story by Cindy Lindsay

Each year I travel with a team from Faith in Practice, to care for those who have no access to medical care in the remote areas of Guatemala. We have the privilege of serving thousands and thousands of patients.   I wanted to share about one encounter in which I was

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