Tag Archives: Stroke

Tuesday, July 12: Kpandai

Yesterday we woke up to pouring rain and the power was off again. The health clinic is usually crammed with almost 100 people waiting by 7am, but whenever it rains, the dirt roads becomes muddy and it is difficult for … 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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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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New Perspectives

Rain? Why yes. So what did we do in the morning? Well, the parallel bars were more than a little wobbly when the first team arrived last week so there has been much time spent in securing them. Those bars … Continue reading

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Another Drippy Day

The rain seems to think that Les Cayes is in great need of hydration. It was slow but it allowed me to spend a little more time with a patient I just met yesterday. She had a stroke late last … Continue reading

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