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Celebrate world health

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By Jennifer Browning Today, World Health Day, marks the anniversary of the 1948 founding of the World Health Organization (WHO). This year's focus is on the need to make hospitals and health facilities safe in disasters and other emergencies. In Haiti, Project Medishare is dedicated to...

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Neurosurgical team arrives in Port-au-Prince

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By Jennifer Browning PORT-Au-PRINCE, Haiti--Seventeen people arrived in Haiti yesterday as part of Project Medishare's Neurosurgical team which were composed of neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, nurse anesthesiologists, pediatricians and students. The group was there to help children with various neurological problems such as hydrocephalus, micro-cephalic, brain tumors and...

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Senate approves Kerry-Lugar amendment restoring President Obama’s FY 2010 budget request for international affairs

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By Jennifer Browning Today the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent approved an amendment to the 2010 fiscal year budget resolution that would recommend international affairs programs be funded at President Obama’s request of $53.8 billion. Both the House and Senate budget resolutions originally called for lower allocations...

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Neurosurgery team returns to Haiti for assessment

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[caption id="attachment_496" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare Program Coordinator Gabriele Denis with neurosurgical patient in Port-au-Prince. Photo by Daniel Cima."][/caption] By Jennifer Browning The Project Medishare neurosurgery team returned to Haiti this past Saturday for a neurological assessment at La Paix Hospital in Port-au-Prince. The team assessed 67...

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Receiving support from within Haiti

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By Jennifer Browning Recently a group of young Haitian professionals in Port-au-Prince have joined together to form the "Support Group of Project Medishare in Haiti.” The organization has dedicated themselves in assisting Project Medishare in the funding of the Akamil Production Facility in Thomonde which is...

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