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Our founder, Dr. Paula Dhanda and the WHH organization are doing remarkable things!

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  Our founder, Dr. Paula Dhanda and the WHH organization are doing remarkable things! This year Dr. Paula Dhanda received Adventist Health’s highest honor, 2017 Physician Mission of the Year Alumni Award. In May she was honored at MedShares Talk and Taste. Medshare honors people whose work has saved lives in medically underserved nations. Learn…

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9 Gynecologic Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

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September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month. Five main types of cancer affect a woman’s reproductive organs: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar. As a group, they are referred to as gynecologic cancers. Each gynecologic cancer is unique, with different signs, symptoms, and risk factors

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Dr. Dhanda speaks to Lakeport Civic Club

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Dr. Paula Dhanda, guest speaker and Toni Stewart, LWCC president at the club’s March 6 meeting. Lakeport >> The Lakeport Women’s Civic Club (LWCC) hosted gynecologist Dr. Paula Dhanda at its regularly scheduled meeting and luncheon at the Riviera Country Club Restaurant on March 6. Not only is Dhanda known here in Lake County for…

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Mrs. Sybill Storz supports Humanity

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I was invited to speak at the Karl Storz company about the use of their state of the art surgical instruments that they generously donated to Worldwide Healing Hands. During my visit they shared with me their core values one of which was:

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Letter to Mrs. Sybill Storz

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July 9, 2012 Dear Mrs. Storz, Nowhere in medicine are global disparities more striking than in surgery. I did not realize this until I began volunteering on medical missions in developing countries. When I was in Chad in 2009, there was an anesthesia

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Women on 20s

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This is a campaign called Women On 20s. It’s an effort to convince the President that “now is the time to put a woman’s face on our paper currency” and they are shooting for the $20 bill. The website is www.womenon20s.org and they are currently taking votes for the best candidate. Express your voice on…

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Join our Hike 4 Healing

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How far would you walk for medical care? In Nepal women traveled an average of 100 miles, most of it on foot. Join our hike and help us in our effort to save mothers!

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Hike supports Healing Hands

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Photo credit Nathan DeHart KELSEYVILLE >> “How far would you walk for health care?” With that question, Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) invites individuals of all ages to take part in the second “Hike 4 Healing” on April 25. In addition, WHH seeks sponsors for the event

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Individual Freedom vs. Public Health – A Physician’s Perspective

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The risk of these preventable communicable diseases is far greater than the risk of the vaccination. How do we balance public safety and personal choices? In a well functioning democratic society, everybody has a responsibility to accept a social contract in order to protect its citizens from preventable disease. The recent movement not to vaccinate…

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Kelseyville High School students raise money for Worldwide Healing Hands

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Recently my son John Paul had to give a presentation to his 10th grade English class about something that was meaningful or sentimental to him. After much deliberation and many suggestions from family members he asked me for

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