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Hospice Nurse in Ethiopia

Posted on 01/26/14 No Comments

Emily Sorman just returned from Ethiopia where she worked as a hospice nurse. Here is her story. I was working with an organization that provides home visit for hospice patients with HIV and Cancer. In total, they serve 25 patients, but I was not able to see all of them while I was their. I [...]

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Nurses for Edna: A Medical Mission to Hargesia, Somaliland

Posted on 12/16/13 No Comments

In August 2013, Wanda Chestnut, Kim Law and Kerra Plesko, three members of the Nurses for Edna team, left for Hargesia, Somaliland.  Due to a death in the family the last nurse, Sarah David, joined them two weeks later. Each member of the team had expressed a passion to improve women’s health around the world. [...]

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Sue Pharney’s trip to Kenya

Posted on 11/19/13 No Comments

Thank you to One Nurse At A Time, and Barcos’ Nightingales,  for helping support me on my medical mission to Kenya. Below is a brief account of my trip, and a few photos. The team from Project Helping Hands, twenty six of us, all met together and assembled in Nairobi Kenya. We than drove seven [...]

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MSF Event Announcement

Posted on 11/12/13 No Comments

  PUT YOUR IDEALS INTO PRACTICE:  DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS RECRUITMENT INFORMATION SESSION – SEATTLE Monday, December 2, 2013 – 7:00PM The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center Goodman A Room 7700 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98115 Every day, Doctors Without Borders aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened [...]

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Costa Rica

Posted on 11/12/13 No Comments

While in Costa Rica, I worked at a clinic with one other nurse and one to two doctors. Daily we would see anywhere from 25-30 patients. What I enjoyed the most on this trip was working with girls from a ministry called Refugio. This ministry is in a slum called La Carpio where 99% of [...]

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Nuevo Laredo – Sue’s Mission trip

Posted on 10/26/13 No Comments

[LATE POST - our apologies!]   Well, it’s going on 3 weeks now and I haven’t told you guys what’s happening.  Sorry about that! We’ve been slaving away (you might have seen the Tribute to Post It Notes) on the project proposal.  MSF Swiss is taking on the ED of the General Hospital (public hospital) [...]

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Happy Emergency Nurses Week!

Posted on 10/16/13 No Comments

It’s hard to believe but another year has passed us yet again. It’s Fall of 2013 – and it’s emergency nurses week!  I might be a little biased, because I am an emergency nurse, so this post is to all of those ER nurses who work short-staffed, pee once a shift (at the end), take [...]

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Global Outreach Mission

Posted on 10/16/13 No Comments

Global Outreach Mission (GOM) is another featured organization we would like to share with you. This organization has had over 70 years of ministry experience around the globe…and I mean they are around the globe!  I was amazed at how many countries they have working projects in!  GOM is dedicated to sharing the Gospel of [...]

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Camp Boggy Creek – Pediatric Nursing Volunteers

Posted on 10/04/13 No Comments

  I was thumbing around on the website today and found an excellent little camp that I thought I should share to you. Have you ever heard of Camp Boggy Creek? Well if you haven’t, it’s an excellent example of what happens when you gather people together who really want to make a difference in [...]

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Kim Law in Hargeisa Somaliland

Posted on 10/01/13 No Comments

Recently the Nurses for Edna team traveled to the Abdi Idan MCH Clinic in one of the poorest neighborhoods’ in Hargeisa, Somaliland. This  free, government funded clinic provides multiple services including antenatal and postpartum care, low risk deliveries, nutrition clinic, pediatric health and immunization clinic, and a lab services. In a recent report from nurse, [...]

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