Tag Archives: physiotherapy

Reflecting on my journey…

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been back in Canada for over two weeks. Time has gone by quickly and surprisingly the adjustment back to life in Toronto hasn’t been as strange as I thought it would be. I’ve pretty much jumped … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 21: Accra

Yesterday we left Kpandai and made the 11 hour journey back to Accra.  The coach bus we were on for most of the trip was overcrowded, and I found myself sitting on the floor of the coach for part of … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 19: Kpandai

Nkanchina School 2008 Yesterday we visited the Nkanchina School and we were delighted to hear that they’ve been able to complete a building since the last time we visited in 2008. A group from Holland helped finance the building of the … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 30: Tamale

We have just finished our two days at Tamale Teaching Hospital. Though it is the largest hospital in the north, the entire department consists of only 5 physiotherapists (PTs) and 1 physiotherapy assistant (PTA). It is also the only place to provide … Continue reading

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Friday, June 24: Kumasi

Today was our last day at Komfo-Anokye teaching hospital. Yesterday, we spent the morning touring around the many wards the hospital.  I was mistaken in my last post; KATH actually holds 2000 beds, not 1000!  I spent the afternoon seeing patients … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 22: Kumasi

Greetings from Kumasi! After a day of travel yesterday, we arrived at Komfo-Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) today. KATH is a 1000 bed institution located in Ghana’s second largest city. Because of its size and the fact that it is located along major … 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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