Village Tysse Santa Rosa

Bag of new children's books given as a farewell gift to the schools where the clinics were held.  Spanish Language books donated by REACH OUT and READ:Pediatric Literacy Program  www.reachoutandread.org  Bag of new children's books given as a farewell gift to the schools where the clinics were held.  Spanish Language books donated by REACH OUT and READ:Pediatric Literacy Program  www.reachoutandread.orgBag of new children's books given as a farewell gift to the schools where the clinics were held.  Spanish Language books donated by REACH OUT and READ:Pediatric Literacy Program  www.reachoutandread.orgENT Clinic upside down.Pharmacy crewDr Silva tells a joke.Bob Vela with last minute instructions.The line forms outside the gateMarilyn takes out the garbage.Jose makes sure there is nobody waiting at his door for referrals.Dr. PattyIs lunch ready yet? Leroy Taylor, chef.A real trip hero.  The last to leave EVERY day.say "ah"Dr. Teran still has it in him.Guy Teran, MD relives his childhood !!!!Come on inDr. Teran, local heroNiv Mor and Jodie after a long day in ENT clinic.Welcome !"Where the wild things are"  One of the books in   Bag of new children's books given as a farewell gift to the schools where the clinics were held.  Spanish Language books donated by REACH OUT and READ:Pediatric Literacy Program  www.reachoutandread.orThe busRX trunk - one of manyA view from the bus -Niv Mor - 4th year medical student, future ENT resident - checks out the townDr McNeese leads the bus driver, who missed the turn.Casa de Fe - AntiguaMemorial Drive Presbyterian Church Houston.  Thank you for the donation to Casa de Fe.John Tysse - our fearless trip leaderAndy Good, MD - OB.Gyn - listens to instructions. Casa de FeMoThe group in front of the Obras Sociales  Antiqua Guatemala  January 24, 2009Mural at ObrasSurgery Suite at Obras SocialesThe nurses - Shift change at the Obras Pediatric WardDr. Margaret McNeese waits for the rest of the group.  Guatemala City AirportWe made itOur bus driver is very cautiousBaby with Vit D deficiency....2yrs old 9 lbsHe can hear.  Hearing aids improve this boy's life.Ob-gyn clinicRare break timeFood Glorious FoodPediatrics Team

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01/30/2009
Friday January 30 We return to Antigua today. We unpack our supplies and leave what is left for use by the village teams to follow. There is time in the afternoon to see La Antigua. Friday night we had our team dinner where we relived some of the experiences and sadly said goodbye to those... Read More
01/29/2009
Thursday January 29 Today we moved to our second village location El Tule also about and hour from our base hotel. First time here for FIP. Crowds are a bit smaller, but we see many of the same diseases. We see 527 people today. For the week we have seen 2,231 patients. We have referred more... Read More
01/28/2009
Wednesday January 28 Today marks the first appearance of "The Chorus", four of our team mates with great musical ability. They are a special addition to our morning devotions. This is our last day in La Canoa and it is our biggest. 674 people go through our triage stations and see our doctors... Read More
01/27/2009
Tuesday January 27 Back to La Canoa . The clinic is already set up so we have time to see 100 more patients than the previous day. We see quite a few patients who have genetic diseases. We are fortunate to have with us a Guatemalan doctor who specializes in genetic diseases. We remember a... Read More
01/26/2009
Monday January 26 Wakeup call each day is 5 AM, devotions at 5:30, breakfast at 6:00, bus leaves for the village at 6:45. Our clinics for the first three days will be in a very small village named La Canoa. This village is too small to be on the map. The village is 6 miles off the paved road... Read More
01/25/2009
Sunday January 25 We have breakfast and our first devotional in a beautiful garden at our hotel. The devotional sets the tone for the coming week. We load the bus with our luggage and go to the hospital where we meet our Guatemalan team mates and our security escort. The bus takes us to our... Read More

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