Mission Blogs

2017

2017
Vietnam: Day Six

July 19, 2017 - This is our 3rd clinic day, and things are moving smoothly. We have 5 patients scheduled. The team prioritized complicated procedures to perform earlier in the week and less complicated ones for later.

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Vietnam: Day Five

July 18, 2017 - Today, we had 4 surgical cases: policization, skin graft, contracture release of fingers, elbow, and neck. The team was busy with set up and checking patients in and family instruction. It was a busy place.

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Vietnam: Day Four

July 17, 2017 - The team met for breakfast at 6:30 at the Hotel Bistro and a short walk to the hospital, about 2 city blocks. Today, Dr. Do Trong Anh and Dr. Thuy Duong Phan, greeted and welcoming us to their hospital.

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Vietnam: Day Three

July 16, 2017 - Landed in Taipei at 5:20 AM, after 13 hours. Now waiting to take off for the last leg to VN, another 3 hours. Expected landing at 9:45 AM at HCMC. Feeling energetic and ready for the last leg of the journey!

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Vietnam: Day Two

July 15, 2017 - Pre-boarded and settled into my seat, exhausted and fell asleep... the first meal was served after 2 hours into the flight, rice and chicken. Slept for 6-7 hours. Breakfast was served an hour before landing in Taipei, rice porridge.

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