Mission Work

Worldwide Healing Hands embarks on mission to Uganda

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KELSEYVILLE >> Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care for women and children, is sending a team of doctors, nurses and volunteers to Uganda to train health care workers and provide services at the Muko Health Centre IV in Rubanda County, Kabale District. “We plan to assist the staff at…

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Uganda Mission Volunteer Team 2015

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We have a wonderful and dedicated team of volunteer medical professionals lined up for our first mission to Uganda. Our goal is to share our skills in this remote area of Uganda at the Muko Health Center IV, so that our work is sustainable. The team will be led by Dr. Paula R. Dhanda and…

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Nonprofit helps with healing

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Licensed Vocational Nurse Carol Stahr provides care to a Valley Fire evacuee as Dr. Paula Dhanda speaks with her during the Worldwide Healing Hands health clinic at the Moose Lodge in Clearlake Oaks on Sept. 19. Clearlake Oaks >> Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) held a free health screening at the Moose Lodge on Sept. 19…

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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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