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Lourdes T-shirt sighting at Haiti roadside stand

This photo was taken on a remote mountain road outside Pestel, Haiti. The young man was working in a Lotto booth at a fork in the road. Note the Lourdes T-shirt!

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Final day with Hatian health promoters

Today was our last day with our health promoters. They had a test that covered all the topics and skills which were taught over the mission.

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Nursing faculty help design informational posters

On Wednesday, Drs. Martha Gallagher and Liz Nims each presented information to the local Haitian health promoters. Each nursing faculty member designed two posters.

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Delivering babies in Haiti

Today's topic for the health promoters was delivering babies. After the class, each doctor or nurse and his or her health promotor did a 1-on-1 lab on the topic.

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Team members pair up with local health promoters

Pictures from Haiti!

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Haiti team arrives in Pestel, meets with locals

We are in Pestel now, and had a team meeting before having Sr. Fidelis' famous pumpkin soup. The team is comprised of a medical student, residents, and an assortment of physicians from various specialities, pharmacist, Hatian physicians, residents, a law student, translators, and lab technicians.

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Packing for and arriving in Haiti

Editor's note: Photos from the School Of Nursing's Haiti trip have begun to arrive!

Martha Gallagher and team packing

Martha Gallagher and team packing for the 2014 Haiti Mission.

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Medical Mission to Pestel, Haiti, Jan 11 – 19, 2014

Welcome to the Blog for the 2014 Mission to Ferrier and Pestel, Haiti. This year's mission is a joint effort from several different groups, including: Franciscan Health Care, Lourdes University College of Nursing, Mt. Carmel Hospital, SCORE, and of course many generous donors.

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