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Heartbeats from Honduras – May Enews

By pwsadmin | May 27, 2023

Fires Causing Respiratory Distress I am used to seeing burning trash, open fire stoves, and dust when in Honduras. But I am also used to seeing beautiful blue skies with white puffy clouds. That was not the case during my most recent trip.  The sky was grey, thick with smoke and ash, and the smell of…

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You Provide a Lifeline

By pwsadmin | May 15, 2023

Ian and his mom Senia are learning and growing because of the comprehensive care they are receiving. They are reporting terrific results! When mission team providers met Ian in February, they knew he was having health issues. At 11 months, he only weighed 14 pounds. Sadly, that is the weight of an average 3-month-old. The…

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You Build Smiles

By pwsadmin | May 11, 2023

How, you ask? Because you provide the best tools at just the right time. Four years ago, Aracely brought her son Javier to the clinic. Told by local doctors there was nothing to do; she was desperate to find someone to give her help and hope. Javier was three years old. He could not hold…

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Heartbeats from Honduras – March Enews

By pwsadmin | Mar 25, 2023

Things start moving fast in March. Not only do we all gain more sunlight this month than any other this year, we are getting into the groove of this year’s schedule. We have 18 mission teams planned, with two days of telemedicine the weeks in between. That’s wonderful news for the people in Honduras!  Spring…

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Medical Care, Dental and Ophthalmology!

By pwsadmin | Mar 25, 2023

The Barnes/Johnson team was full of medical providers, two dentists, and an ophthalmologist! Their busy week included clinic days in Limón, Whispering Hope, Icoteas, and Plan de Flores. Together they served 788 patients with much needed medical, dental, and vision care. In addition, the team was able to distribute sunglasses and reading glasses. Co-leader Emily…

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Medical Equipment Needs Grow

By pwsadmin | Mar 15, 2023

Walkers, canes, transport chairs, wheelchairs, PETs. crutches – all vital medical equipment needs that require a lot of planning and expense to get from the US to Honduras to the patients coming to the clinics.  Board member Lou has worked for many years to ensure that medical equipment is available for the patients you care…

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T. Morgan Team Highlights

By pwsadmin | Mar 14, 2023

The Morgan team was the first team of the year with a dentist – which is an added blessing to any team. They saw 732 patients & distributed 110 reading glasses and a lot of sunglasses. They also distributed many bags of beans and rice. In Limón, 110 dental patients received needed extractions. Thanks to…

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New Appliances

By pwsadmin | Mar 10, 2023

The kitchen refrigerator spent the better part of last year leaking and was finally replaced in January. The old double deep freezer was not far behind and was replaced this week.  Just like in your house, there is always something to be replaced or repaired. In addition to the heat, the salty ocean air is…

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Importance of Continuity of Care

By pwsadmin | Mar 7, 2023

This sweet baby came to a telemed clinic last week. She was wheezing and congested. She hadn’t nursed in over a day. It’s so difficult when little ones just can’t tell us what is wrong! Nurse practitioner Emily was able to help! She completed a thorough exam using the Blue Tooth equipment available with our TytoCare…

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