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Greetings Friends and Colleagues of St. John’s Rehab!

This summer I will be travelling to Ghana, Africa for 6 weeks to volunteer as a physiotherapist. This is a follow-up trip to a similar mission I did in 2008, when I travelled to the Northern District of Kpandai.  There … Continue reading

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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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Work and Play

June, the director of this program, has started a new trend. The night before someone leaves from Les Cayes, he/she is allowed to choose an activity that he/she would like us all to do. When one physical therapist from New … Continue reading

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Our first few days of work in Les Cayes

These first two days of work in Les Cayes have been interesting. There has been a downpour of rain throughout the day, so many patients who normally come to the clinic aren’t able to come due to the environmental barriers. … Continue reading

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Bonswa Haiti….

A common term used to greet Haitians anytime after 12 noon would be “bonswa” – one of many simple creole terms I got to use to attempt to converse with the people here. Today is my final night in Les … Continue reading

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Team 1 in Haiti…

It is now day 2 of our work week and I thought I’d send an update through our blog. We arrived safely in Haiti a few days ago after several delays and a cancellation in our flight, which meant we … Continue reading

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