Tag Archives: Rehabilitation

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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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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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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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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