Mission Blogs

Ethiopia: Day 3

We had the great opportunity to meet Dr Rick Hodes, an absolute legend in Ethiopian medical care for his contributions to the healthcare of countless African children through his 30 year career in Ethiopia. An...

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Ethiopia: Day 2

Once the week gets going, we start our days by seeing patients we operated on last year. Dr Kozin, examining this girls one year after bipolar latissimus transfer. This 16 year old with spinal muscular atrophy...

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Ethiopia: Day 1

We’re back in Addis Ababa for THP Ethiopia part III at CURE Hospital! Scott Kozin and I landed in the early morning hours Sunday and went straight to the hospital. As has become our tradition, the hospital staff...

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Honduras: Day 6

Friday was very bittersweet here in Honduras. This has been an incredible week and we were all sorry to see it winding down. We did some great and challenging cases on our last day, including more machete injuries...

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Honduras: Day 5

Today is our fourth day in the operating room and it’s a big one!  We have 11 cases planned today.  Some are as simple as bilateral pediatric trigger finger releases – an operation that many don’t even think...

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