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Healthcare Heroes

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Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) wants to extend our support and best wishes to all the health-care workers around the world, who have been affected by COVID-19.  Our medical community has been greatly impacted, and we express our sympathies and support to them, as well as our families, friends, patient communities, and peers who are in the medical…

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Donors & Volunteers help during COVID

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WHH Volunteer Jasmin Clarke delivering donations to Gary Deas, Director of Hope Harbor COVID Shelter Because of you, we have been able to … Provide free medical screenings to the people at Hope Harbor Covid Shelter (for the homeless)Bring people from the shelter to our local clinics for medical careDonate medications, socks, nail clippers, combs,…

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Recognizing Ignaz Semmelweis & Handwashing

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Doogle recognizes Hungarian physician Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, widely attributed as the first person to discover the medical benefits of handwashing. On this day in 1847, Semmelweis was appointed Chief Resident in the maternity clinic of the Vienna General Hospital, where he deduced and demonstrated that requiring doctors to disinfect their hands vastly reduced the transmission…

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Sending warmth around the world

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  Knit hats in Uganda The simplest things can spread love and warmth around the world. Most people don’t think of Africa as cold especially in Uganda as it lies on the equator, but at high altitudes it gets quite cold. At 6,600 ft above sea level, Kabale is named the “Swiss Alps of Africa,”…

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Worldwide Healing Hands Provides Health Screenings

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Volunteer Christine Dalva, FNP provides medical care at free clinic LAKEPORT, CA – Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) volunteers conducted free health screening events at the Warming Center on two dates in March, offering consultations and health checks at the center set up in the Lakeport Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The events were the first of…

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Join Hike 4 Healing April 30 – in Person or Virtually

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Kelseyville, CA — Friends and supporters of Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) will gather the morning of Saturday, April 30, to walk Mount Konocti’s Wright Summit Trail during the third annual “Hike 4 Healing.” The yearly trek is a fundraiser to support the work of Worldwide Healing Hands in Lake County, California, and in underserved areas…

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My Loving Mother, Monica Bradshaw

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Monica Bradshaw, age 80, entered into eternal peace on February 27, 2016, with her loving daughters, Melanie Ramachandran and Paula Dhanda, at her bedside. Monica was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England, to Naval Officer William and Annie Elizabeth Bradshaw. She was the third of nine children growing up in the era of World War II.

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The Clean Delivery Kit: A Lifesaving Birthing Kit that fits in a Sandwich Bag

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Teaching Tindarwesire (a TBA in Bufundi, Uganda) how to open a clean delivery kit Items that fit into a sandwich bag can save thousands of mothers’ lives every year. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? The Clean Delivery Kit has: A clean plastic liner to put on the ground so the mother doesn’t…

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Worldwide Healing Hands Transforming Muko, By Dr. Alex Melindwa

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It’s a cold morning. The usual fog engulfs Muko Health Center IV, obscuring the spectacular view of the beautiful cultivated hills from where the sun rises. The first sun rays penetrate through the fog, shining a warmth on the patients waiting to receive care after traversing hills and valleys to reach the center. Work starts…

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Saving Grace

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   Muko Health Center IV (MHC) is located in the southwestern part of Uganda in an area that has mountainous terrain composed of many fertile, heavily cultivated hills and beautiful, spectacular valleys, which contribute to poor accessibility with an inadequate road network and poor mobile telecommunications coverage. This makes it challenging for women like Grace,…

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