Mission Blogs

BOLIVIA: PRE-MISSION

May 11, 2018 - Bolivia, a country in central South America, has a varied terrain spanning the Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert and Amazon Basin rainforest. At more than 3,500m, its administrative capital, La Paz...

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HONDURAS: DAY FIVE

May 9, 2018 - We had another long day in store for us today with numerous complex cases. We had a target of getting to the boys’ orphanage by 7pm for our soccer match that was rescheduled from Sunday. We almost made it...

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HONDURAS: DAY FOUR

May 8, 2018 - After rounding on our post-operative patients from Monday, we began another busy day in the OR.  A few challenges including a proximal humerus fracture-dislocation, nerve allograft reconstruction...

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HONDURAS: DAY THREE

May 7, 2018 - Monday was our first day in the operating room.  We set out after breakfast to arrive at Ruth Paz at 7am.  We met our patients in pre-op and reviewed the consents and operative plans as a group in order to...

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HONDURAS: DAYS ONE & TWO

May 5 and 6, 2018 - Our 11-member team traveling from Michigan, Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and New York arrived remarkably within an hour of each other at the San Pedro Sula airport and with all our luggage on Saturday May 5.

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