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CBC The National: Haiti’s Invisible Ones

Earlier this week, CBC’s The National aired a story about the efforts of Dr. Landry and the teams who have traveled to Haiti to assist with the relief effort (Shirlene and Esther both appear in the photos and video!) The … Continue reading

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On the final stretch

As our time in Haiti draws near to a close, many thoughts have come into our minds. It is becoming more and more difficult to summarize our thoughts and experiences here, because each new day brings new challenges, new lessons … Continue reading

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Another end to a busy, rewarding week

It has been extremely busy for the past week, averaging more than 25 patients attending the clinic every day. There has been no rain so many people have been showing up. We have patients attending the clinic from the hospital, rehab convalescent … Continue reading

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Outpatients, Inpatients, and ‘Home Visits’: A Day Full of Variety!

  Another sunny day meant another busy work day! Yesterday morning, Betty and I spent most of our time working in the outpatient clinic, seeing patients from the community steadily until lunch time. We also brought our inpatients down to … Continue reading

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A comparison of work in Haiti and at St. John’s Rehab

I am finally here in Haiti! As I reflect on my time here in Haiti so far versus my time at home in Toronto, I noticed several differences. At home, it takes me 20 minutes to get to work. Here … Continue reading

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Gait Training

It is hard to believe that almost two weeks have gone by. Even in a short amount of time, we have seen how patients are progressing with their mobility. Janice had an opportunity to provide gait training for a young … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation in progress

Since Monday, it has been sunny every day with just a little bit of rain on Tuesday. As a result, more people have been coming to the rehab clinic for physiotherapy and prosthetic/orthotic services. Some wait outside the clinic early … Continue reading

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