Monthly Archives: December 2010

General clinic, Cholera and Water Outreach

December 30, 2010 at 6:39 pm

The volunteers and staff were busy today with general medical clinic, seeing over 30 patients.  Our cholera numbers were down today with only 6 patients which is great. So it was time for more water outreach.  The team started in the village of Guioton, about a 60 minute walk from the village.  We had been [...]

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Cholera Update 7 weeks and growing

December 29, 2010 at 3:24 am

Our teams have been busy on the ground in Haiti.  The cholera centre is running 24/7.  MSF is assisting with funding for staffing and supplies which is a blessing.  We currently have 4 physicians and 6 nurses on a 12 hour shift basis.  Our case counts are beginning to decrease as you’ll see below. (sorry [...]

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Mark, Danielle, and Nathan bid Bod Me Limbe adieu

December 20, 2010 at 7:21 pm

What a great place.  Up against the ocean, the sounds of the sea sending us to sleep each night, friendly happy people.  We’re heading back now to Canada.  We had a great trip. We were fortunate to come at a time when the infrastructure to deal with the cholera epidemic had already been set up.  [...]

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These twins lost their mother to Cholera…

December 17, 2010 at 5:32 pm

Hello! We have been doing a poor job on daily blogs, but definitely not for a lack of stories or experiences in Bod Me Limbe! Ever since arriving on December 10th, our days have been full. Some of the experiences and memories imprinted here will last forever. This community is passionate. Experiencing our first death [...]

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Clinic Update

December 13, 2010 at 8:09 pm

Well our new volunteers on the ground are busy.  They re-opened our general medical clinic on the weekend and saw a lot of interesting cases.  Our regular clinic had been closed for over 6 weeks, and although there is another general clinic within an hours walk many people had not been seen for a while. [...]

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