Village Johnson

Aly, Jacque, and kidsMarilyn and Barbara faithful dental assistantsBill and familyTeam en routeCarlos pullsPhil and patientexpectant eyesChris meets a patient and familyChristine extractsCindy - fun for all!Cross and exam room, Shalom HospitalTeam 172 in the airTeam and Gautemala Air Force DC 3eyesJose, interpreter, and child San Joaquin, Petensearching eyesAly on zip line  Peten, GuatemalaTikalClimbing Temple V TikalTikalTikal GroupSunrise at TikalFaith in Practice Guatemala TeamGene prepares a patientTeam 172Gyn Team: Susan, Patricia, Robin and Shirley  Matthew and childJacque and friendsAnn and Stephanie in the labRon and LeroyLine San Diego, Peten  We arrived at 8:30 am and the people had been waiting since 5:30 am.San Diego, Peten, GuatemalaMark and Bill examine an earpre-med studentAhhh!Otoniel and a patientPacking upJane and Cindy in PharmacyJanet, Silvia and Martha in PharmacyPhil and Ron consultPsalm 103:2-5 Praise the Lord, O my soul and forget not all his benefits...end of the dayRoman in clinicRon, Linda and patientSan Diego, Peten  GuatemalaWelcome SignSusan and childSilvia and kidsTeam 172 Medications an SuppliesBob and Twyla at the referal desk. Team 172 refered 153 patients during the week!Robin, Phil, Twyla and MatthewWaiting Kids

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02/14/2008
Thursday, February 14: Today we set up a clinic at Shalom hospital in the village of San Benito. It is our hope that the clinic will help to promote this new hospital to the community. Several of the patients seen included children from a local orphanage. During our time in the various... Read More
02/13/2008
Wednesday, February 13: We returned to the village of San Joaquin today to see patients who were brought to the school, by bus, from several other villages. We were amazed by their willingness to wait hours in order to see the doctors. As we sent each patient on their way home we were thankful... Read More
02/12/2008
Tuesday, February 12: Today we visited the village of San Joaquin and were greeted by many patients eager to be seen. Many of these patients had been brought in by bus from other adjacent villages. Patients served today included a young girl who was fitted with a hearing aid (she had no... Read More
02/11/2008
Monday, February 11: Our clinic day began with fire-crackers provided by folks from the local San Diego community. Several hundred Guatemalans were waiting to be seen, some since 5:00 am. We were very grateful for the signs that had been placed (by student volunteers) on each of the school... Read More
02/10/2008
Sunday, February 10: Today we arrived in the city of Flores, a city established on an island. We traveled by a "souped-up" DC-3 Guatemala military aircraft. The flight was incredibly smooth! Upon arriving in Flores, Dr. Phil Johnson and several members of the pharmacy staff traveled to Shalom... Read More
02/09/2008
Saturday, February 9: Members of Faith in Practice Team 172 met at Casa de Fe for the first team meeting. Immediately following the meeting we traveled to Oras Sociales Del Santo Hermano Pedro for a tour. Staff at Hermano Pedro hospital are currently caring for approximately 300 patients of... Read More