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Top Ten Strangest Questions

In keeping with tradition, we have come up with another top ten list. For 2016, these are the top ten strangest questions we have actually asked out loud. 2016 was a great year filled with many blessings from above. Thanks to all of you for sticking with us through another

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End of the year in Africa

There’s no more invigorating way to end the year for us than for a village leader to open the door for all to hear the Good News…

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There is Hope

a story of a mom who had a child she thought would die…

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Help Wanted in Kenya

Have you been considering a trip to Africa? Are you looking for a way to help? Do you have a medical degree? If so, this post is for you! Very soon we will be in need of short term medical missionaries to assist us in the hospital so that we

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Hospital Crowds

Can you imagine traveling for two days to get to the hospital with all your hopes wrapped up in a cure you imagine will be waiting for you…

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In the past week, I have delivered some babies, seen a couple of gnarly machete wounds, cared for a few moto accidents victims, and attended to one viper envenomation, among many other things. The latter injury was a 7 year old boy who Dr. Laura Smelter and I saw together…

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Stranger things have happened

It was at this point in the conversation that I piped in with a rather amusing story of prime example of this major cultural difference (between Hondurans and Americans)…

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How much is a life worth?

“CQ Balfate! Ayuda en la sala de parto!” CQ Balfate meant code blue, which is what we say when a patient is needing CPR…

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“Dr. Jared, I do not see an eye,” has to be the strangest statement I have heard in my medical career…

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Continuing to learn

One of our desires in working here at Kalukembe hospital is to assist with ongoing learning opportunities for the staff…

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