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New AC units arrive in Haiti for Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare

  |   Celebrities, Earthquake Response

James O'Connell was deployed to Haiti January 13 by Haiti Emergency Mutual Aide Compact to rescue and recover earthquake victims from the rubble. After O'Connell returned to New York, he said he couldn't stand by idly. [caption id="attachment_2272" align="alignright" width="300" caption="In this photo: Mr. Robin Mui,...

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Continuing the tradition to make a difference

  |   Celebrities

By Jennifer Browning This past Saturday, Miami Country Day School's Class of 2000 decided to do away with party favors or gifts at [caption id="attachment_2239" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Miami Country Day School's Class of 2000 gave up party favors and instead donated to Project Medishare."][/caption] their 10-year class reunion....

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Project Medishare CPO fits first prosthetic arm

  |   Celebrities, Prosthetic Program

[caption id="attachment_2225" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Certified prosthetic orthotist (CPO) Davor Krchelich fits a patient with a prosthetic arm in the Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare (HBMPM) posthetic lab. Photo courtesy of Davor Krchelich."][/caption] By Jennifer Browning Last week, Evelyn, a below-the-elbow amputee, walked into certified prosthetic orthotist (CPO)...

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Taking every precaution

  |   Cholera Response

Project Medishare’s certified prosthetic orthotist (CPO) Davor Krchelich works to make a hand washing bucket. The Ministry of Health has asked Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare (HBMPM) to make room for cholera patients should the outbreak hit Port-au-Prince. While there have been no cholera...

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Partnerships important in cholera prevention

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

[caption id="attachment_2190" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Dr. Pretanville from Partners in Health's(PIH) sister organization, Zanmi Lasante, talks to Project Medishare community health agents about cholera.  Photo by Jennifer Browning."][/caption] By Jennifer Browning Fighting something like a cholera outbreak cannot be done by one organization alone. Project Medishare realizes this...

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Pediatric neurosurgeries successful; patients begin to return home

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Pediatric Neurosurgery

[caption id="attachment_2216" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="This past weekend, nine-month old Bidina Joseph received endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) to treat her hydrocephalus. Today Magdala will take Bidina back to their home in Ti Goave, a two-hour drive from Port-au-Prince. Magdala said she is so thankful for...

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