This has been such an amazing and surreal experience; I don’t know where to begin! First off, our team of exceptionally smart volunteers are all so loving, compassionate, and helpful. We have a great mix of new and experienced volunteers. This is my first time at FOTCOH, and I am so grateful to be part […]
The work team’s post was delayed. They actually finished March 8th. Here is their wonderful recap of a very productive week, written and submitted by Jane Hense. Here we are at the end of a wonderful week at the clinic, all of us on the work team a little sore but thrilled with the changes […]
I am so proud to be part of this organization in such a small way. The amount of time, effort, and financial support necessary to keep these clinics running every other month is staggering. Some people solicit corporate sponsorship, some create pockets of sponsorship at their home parishes and work places, some call on friends […]
I am privileged and thankful for the opportunity to participate in my fifth FOTCOH mission trip in Cyvadier, Haiti. I have been overwhelmed by the number of malnourished patients our volunteer group has encountered this mission – a 3 month old infant weighing 2.4 kg (5.29 lbs) whose mother died shortly after giving birth a 10 month […]
Less than a month ago I was celebrating Christmas with my family. I spent time and energy choosing an appropriate gift for the grandkids. One grandson was happy to receive a Lego set that let him build all sorts of contraptions while another was excited to play with his remote control truck. Tuesday at the […]
Today we saw a 47 year old women from here in Jacmel who we have been treating for hypertension and anemia for over a year. A review of her past dossiers notes having the patient tested for tuberculosis and HIV in Jacmel due to her anemia, fatigue, weight loss, fever, and poor appetite. Both tests were […]
(Front, from left) Barbara Hammond, Dick Hammond, Bill Maher (RPh), Joshua Shadlen (student), Heidi Walker (RN) Back row, l-r; Juliana Shadlen (student), Sandra Antor (RN), Linda Bryan (RNP), Kent Bryan (MD), Anne Hramec (RN), Sheilla Beauchamps (student), Marie-Florence Shadlen (MD), Joyce Harmon (Lab), Bruina Beauchamps (student).
(Front, from left) Jessie DeMay (student), Bob Hoy (PharmD), Rick Miller (MD), Chris Hoy, Mike Woods (MD), Barb Hammond, Janet Reinhart (RNP), Dirk Raymer (EMT-P), Beth Hayes (RN), MaryJo Rothan (PHD), Carolyn Welsh (RN), Jeremy Hayes (EMT-P), Shellie Coleman (RNP), Summer Dyer. Not present, Dick Hammond, Bob Lizer (MD).
(Front, from left) Jeremy Ufert,MD, Garron Lucas,MD, James Bender,EMT-P. Second row (l-r): Gina Mooney,RN, Jane Gray, Larry Shank, Dick Hammond, Renee Perin,RN, Ed Monroe,RPH, Donna Monroe. Third row(l-r): Eric Behrens, Carol Steiner, Kay Shank,RN, Sue Behrens,RN, Sharon Lukas,RN, Leigh Behrens, Lori Fulk,DMD, Barbara Sumner, Melinda Frank,EMT-P Not present: Mary Hedges, Bob Hoy,Pharm-D.