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Team Zaryen US Tour Update

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DENVER, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Team Zaryen, Port-au-Prince's amputee soccer team, will tour the United States this fall, running soccer clinics for wounded members of the U.S. military and focusing attention on the great strides being made by those with disabilities in Haiti. The tour...

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An Unrivaled Spirit

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Wilfred Macena Twenty-six year old Wilfred Macena was at work welding in a shop when the catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti in January 2010. Like so many others, Wilfred was trapped under the rubble. He was able to free himself but not without escaping injury. Wilfred damaged...

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Update for medical professionals wishing to volunteer at Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare

  |   Fundraisers, Medical Training & Education

By Jennifer Browning While Haiti's only critical and trauma care facility, Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare, is now operating with a predominantly Haitian staff, we are still accommodating up to 43 volunteers each week. Starting in October, volunteers are required to pay a $300 tax-deductible fee to...

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Six months after the quake: Project Medishare continues mission to empower Haitian medical professionals to improve access to healthcare

  |   Earthquake Response, Fundraisers, Medical Training & Education

[caption id="attachment_1913" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Bernard Mevs nurse, Sindy Abdon, goes over a patient chart with Dr. Eric Dehoux, a physician volunteering from Canada. While volunteering over the next two weeks, Dr. Dehoux is working with doctors and nurses in the medical surgical unit to...

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Volunteer prosthetic orthotists train local prosthetic technicians

  |   Earthquake Response, Fundraisers, Uncategorized

By Jennifer Browning Project Medishare began fitting amputee patients with prosthetics at the beginning of April. As part of Project Medishare’s Amputee Rehabilitation Program, volunteer Certified Prothestists Orthotists (CPO) not only go down to work each week with amputee patients at the Project Medishare field hospital,...

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