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Saving sight

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By Jennifer Browning Marmont, HAITI--Twenty-seven-year-old Else Jean arrived with at friend at the clinic with a severe infection in the left eye and the right eye was starting to show signs of infection as well. Else said that her eye began bothering her five days ago...

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A moment in Marmont

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By Jennifer Browning Marmont, HAITI--A thin white film seems to coat two-year-old Kimberlee Pierre's eyes. She doesn't cry, she doesn't smile, she just stares into the space of the nothingness she experiences. Kimberlee was born this way and according to her mother she cannot...

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Giving once to benefit many

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With the holiday season here many of us are scrambling around looking for the perfect gift for those we love. But what if this holiday season your gift purchase could benefit many? At Giveline.com each purchase generates a substantial donation to Project Medishare- an amazing average...

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Busy day in Thomonde

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By Jennifer Browning Thomonde, HAITI-Leaving the SUVs behind today the Bascom Palmer group left the Project Medishare office at 8 a.m. and took a short walk to the hospital. It was a good opportunity for the medical team to get a glimpse of the town...

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Late nights in Casse

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Ted Leng examines one last patient at the clinic in Casse. The group had to finish their eye exams in darkness because in the majority of Haiti's central plateau there is no electricity. Leng is a second year resident at the Bascom Palmer Eye...

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Case study revisited

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By Jennifer Browning Casse, HAITI--Two-year-old Leo Yvenel was seen by Emory and Project Medishare's mobile clinic when they visited Casse three weeks ago. Leo was diagnosed with a retinoblastoma which is caused by a tumor which forms in the eye. His grandmother noticed the eye...

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Emory Gives Thanks in Haiti

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By Karena Wienands After another long day out in the field, the doctors, medical students and other affiliated health workers returned to the compound. Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Haiti, but the fabulous cooks had prepared two turkeys. Before the meal, everybody formed a circle around...

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