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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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Case study: Retinoblastoma

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By Gabriele Denis During Emory’s second day in clinic our first case in pediatrics was a two-year old male with right eye retinoblastoma/retro orbital mass. Based on research, it is a malignant tumor on the retina, the light-sensing part of the eye, and would be preventable...

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Translation of medicine

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By Claude Bruny I was born and raised in Haiti but I’ve never experienced doing a clinic before. Upon arrival I felt like we were anticipated. We were greeted with what seemed like a thousand smiles.   I was asked to help translate in the pediatrics...

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