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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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Project Medishare joins Partners in Health in setting up cholera treatment center in Mirebalais

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2208" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Event Star crews flew to Haiti yesterday to set up a Project Medishare tent in Mirebalais which will be used as a cholera treatment center. After the cholera outbreak was confirmed, the Ministry of Health asked Project Medishare for assistance particularly...

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Cholera outbreak reminds the importance of community health program

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

[caption id="attachment_2197" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare medical and office staff go out into the community to get the message out about cholera. Without community health programs like this one, it would be almost impossible to spread the word about prevention to keep people safe. Photo...

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Hitting the airwaves: Project Medishare doctors and staff spread the word about prevention through radio broadcasts

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2183" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="RADIO TALK: Community health nurse Wiseline Celestine and staff member Ronel Marcellus go live on the airvaves at a Thomonde radio station talking about cholera and how to prevent the disease. The Project Medishare staff created a skit which discusses the...

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Spreading the message: Community health agents pushing cholera prevention in Central Plataeau

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

[caption id="attachment_2170" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Linda Mondesir, a bookkeeper at Project Medishare's Thomonde office, assists medical staff and community health agents distribute life saving water purification tablets. Staff and health agents go out into the community each day to spread the message regarding preventing cholera. The...

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