5,515 Patients Treated in Guyana
As the humanitarian assistance and health education mission in Guyana finished up last week, Project HOPE volunteers along with the USS Iwo Jima crew were treated with a visit from the President of Guyana, Bharat Jagdeo.
Volunteers Expand Service to Other Hospitals
Two Project HOPE volunteers, Jason Harris and Richelle Charles, have shifted their focus to the hospital in Petite Riviere, a small city on the opposite side of the Artibonite River.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Joins HOPE Volunteers in Haiti
Jason Harris, a pediatric infectious disease specialist, arrived on Thursday evening for his volunteer stint with Project HOPE
Volunteers Continue to Help with Cholera Outbreak in Haiti
The volunteer nurses who have traveled to Haiti with Project HOPE are settling into their new routines nicely here at the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer.
Dr. Ruth Hart
As Project HOPE volunteers begin work in Suriname, Dr. Ruth Hart reflects on her time in Guyana.
Reflecting on Work in Guyana
As Project HOPE volunteers begin work in Suriname today, Dr. Steven Saris reflects on his time in Guyana.
Active Day at Medical Clininc
Project HOPE volunteers had an active day working with their military counterparts and other NGOs at a medical site set up onshore in Guyana.
Continuing Promise team visits orphanage in Guyana
Project HOPE volunteers work hard at both medical sites and for many other various organizations helping out with operation Continuing Promise 2010
Project HOPE volunteers work at sea and onshore
Today was an active day for the Project HOPE volunteers as about 2/3 of the crew went ashore to help out patients while the rest helped out with departing and arriving surgical patients down in the medical bay.
Volunteers continue work in Guyana
It was a warm and humid day as Project HOPE volunteers in Guyana made their way to the first medical zone on Thursday morning. Rain limited the amount of medical staff to man the zone the day before so many people that were left waiting arrived again.
Many members of Project HOPE’s fourth rotation were not able to make it ashore for the first day of the mission due to rain. As many waited excitedly for the moments to board the helicopters they were faced with delays.
Project HOPE Teams Up with Boston Scientific to Support South Africa’s…
Project HOPE today announced a partnership with Boston Scientific International Corporation to support an initiative to screen eight million South Africans at risk of diabetes and hypertension.
Project HOPE Announces West Coast Advisory Council to Expand…
Project HOPE today announced the development of a West Coast Advisory Council to provide strategic direction and to strengthen and expand Project HOPE’s programs around the world, with a core focus in the Asia-Pacific region.
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil Elected To The National…
Health Affairs and its publisher Project HOPE are pleased to announce that Alan Weil, Health Affairs’ editor-in-chief, and Project HOPE’s vice president for public policy, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Membership in the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service.