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Hospice Nurse in Ethiopia

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

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Nurses for Edna: A Medical Mission to Hargesia, Somaliland

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

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Nurses for Edna: A Medical Mission to Hargesia, Somaliland

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

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Sue Pharney’s trip to Kenya

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

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Sue Pharney’s trip to Kenya

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

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MSF Event Announcement

  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

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Costa Rica

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

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MSF Event Announcement

PUT YOUR IDEALS INTO PRACTICE: DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS RECRUITMENT INFORMATION SESSION – SEATTLEMonday, December 2, 2013 – 7:00PMThe Mountaineers Seattle Program CenterGoodman A Room7700 Sand Point Way NESeattle, WA 98115Every day, Doctors Without Borders aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect,

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Costa Rica

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

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Nuevo Laredo – Sue’s Mission trip

[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

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