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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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Community health agents meet with Project Medishare medical staff to further discuss cholera prevention and education campaign

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Medical Training & Education

[caption id="attachment_2166" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare community health nurse Wiseline Celestine hands a box of oral rehydration packets to a community health agent. Project Medishare's health agents are working feverishly to educate the people in order to prevent cholera in their communities. Photo by Jennifer...

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Washington University School of Medicine joins Project Medishare’s pediatric neurosurgery program

  |   Celebrities, Fundraisers, Pediatric Neurosurgery

[caption id="attachment_2161" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Pediatrician Dr. Heidi Sandige and neurology resident Suzanne Schindler measure 9-month-old Shaina Shirley Vil’s head to asses the child's condition before recommending surgery. Dr. Sandige and Schindler are part of a pediatric neurosurgical team led by Dr. Keith Rich from Washington...

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Project Medishare assists Saint-Marc with necessary supplies

  |   Cholera Response, Fundraisers

[caption id="attachment_2155" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare volunteers Dave Bompart and Sam Perales help organize supplies donated by Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare (HBMPM). The supplies will be sent to St. Nicholas Hospital in Saint-Marc.  The Ministry of Health has asked Project Medishare for assistance particularly...

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Surgical follow-up: Young boy sees progress after surgery two years ago

  |   Fundraisers, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2148" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Three-year-old Michael Odelis arrived at Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare (HBMPM) this morning to follow-up with doctors regarding his endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) procedure which took place in April 2008 at Hopital Universitaire de la Paix. During pediatric neurosurgical trips like...

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Project Medishare responds to cholera outbreak in central Haiti

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

By Jennifer Browning Representing the deadliest health crisis since January’s earthquake, a cholera epidemic is reportedly spreading in central Haiti. The Haitian Ministry of Health today has confirmed cases of cholera in the area surrounding the lower Artibonite region of Haiti. Health Minister Alex Larsen reported that...

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Pediatric neurosurgery team provides assessments for children with hydrocephalus

  |   Fundraisers, Medical Training & Education, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2114" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="CMO Dr. Eddy Carmant is joined by nurse liaison Maguy Rochelin measures one-year-old Franck Marden's head during a pediatric neurosurgery assessment. Marden was approved for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) surgery which will take place this week when the pediatric neurosurgery team...

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