Record 626 Patients Treated at Clinic in the Philippines
During a recent outreach clinic at Candelaria Elementary outside of Tapaz, Philippines, Project HOPE volunteers saw a record 626 patients.
Posted: February 21, 2014
During a recent outreach clinic at Candelaria Elementary outside of Tapaz, the Philippines, Project HOPE volunteers saw a record 626 patients. These visitors were as young as a few days old – all the way up to their mid-90’s. Though it was the busiest of the four outreaches that Rotation Three has been a part of, everyone was happy and energized with a successful day.
Dr. AK Goodman from Boston, MA; Veronica Rodriguez, RN from Bernalillo, CA; Catherine Rushfirth, CNM also from MGH; and local council woman Ruby Ann “Tata” Fecaro Bellow treat patients in the adult consultation room.
Thanh Dinh, RN from Dublin, CA; Cherri Dobson, RN from Oakland, CA; Amanda Harwood, RN from Cambridge, MA; and Wally Winter, RN from Bernalillo, NM take the vital signs of incoming patients including their blood pressures, temperatures and the weights of children.
April Madrigal, pharmacist from Brockton, MA and Kathleen Ashton, RN from Hammonton, NJ running the pharmacy out of the principal’s office.
Catherine Rushfirth, CNM and Tata Fecaro Bellow use the ultrasound on a pregnant patient.
Dr. AK Goodman investigates a patient’s cataracts.
Cherri Dobson, RN and Thanh Dinh, RN process incoming patients.
Dr. Rajesh Bhargava from Brookfield, WI and Dr. Barry Finette from Charlotte, VT see pediatric patients sharing the translating assistance of Seth-Thomas Tate, RN from Tacoma, WA.
Volunteer Amanda Harwood, RN from Cambridge, MA takes the temperature of a young patient with an armpit thermometer.