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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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A grateful farewell

Patients in St John’s Rehab express their appreciation with a box of chocolate upon the end of their therapy. In Haiti, we saw an expression of gratitude through singing. On our last day in Haiti, we treated our Rehab Centre … Continue reading

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Just a few thoughts…

Today is our last working day in Haiti, and during our morning meeting yesterday, we shared about expecting the unexpected. This is Haiti, where transportation schedule is often uncertain, we are never certain of which patients will show up, electricity may … 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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Reflections on Haiti shared with CBC Metro Morning

This morning, Karen, physiotherapist (and blogger) who returned from Haiti last week, spoke to Matt Galloway, host of CBC Metro Morning on 99.1 FM. Karen shares her thoughts and experience in Les Cayes: “[The survivors in Haiti] are really perseverant, they’ve gone through a lot of trauma and…they make … 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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Snapshots: Work continues!

Here are a few photos from the end of my second week of work in Haiti:

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