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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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.
On Wednesday, Drs. Martha Gallagher and Liz Nims each presented information to the local Haitian health promoters. Each nursing faculty member designed two posters.
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.
Pictures from Haiti!
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.
Editor's note: Photos from the School Of Nursing's Haiti trip have begun to arrive!
Martha Gallagher and team packing for the 2014 Haiti Mission.
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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