Mission Work

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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Pearls and Kisses for Cervical Cancer Prevention

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Dr. Auguste and Dr. Suprien with our lovely patient in Haiti This sweet 82 year old woman was illiterate but there was no mistaking her gratitude in any language when she kissed all the doctors and nurses after her surgery to remove an early cervical cancer. We often take PAP smears for granted but in…

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Event provides health screenings in Lake County

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Dr. Paula Dhanda consults with a young patient. CLEARLAKE >> In conjunction with a Thanksgiving Day outreach event that included a meal for members of the City of Clearlake community, free health screenings were provided at the Clearlake Youth Center by Worldwide Healing Hands. Dr. Arthur Bikangaga, health screening organizer and team leader, was joined…

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Meet our 2015 medical mission team

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Our dedicated packing team A team of doctors and nurses from Worldwide Healing Hands is packed and ready to embark on its mission to Haiti later this week. The group will conduct important cervical cancer screenings and train Haitian doctors, midwives and staff in the screening and treatment methods. The latest mission follows Worldwide Healing…

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Get CASH BACK on your purchases!

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We are pleased to announce a new program available for you as a valued supporter of Worldwide Healing Hands. This program allows you to book travel and shop online — the same things you are doing anyway — while earning CASH BACK on every purchase. For every purchase you make, Worldwide Healing Hands benefits as…

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The Untold Tragedy of the Ebola Virus

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While the number of deaths due to Ebola and the emerging closer-to-home cases are the focus of daily news accounts, very little is being said about the toll on health care and number of deaths resulting indirectly. The recent Ebola outbreak

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Knit Wits and Stitch & Give Knitters

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Thank you to the Knit Wits and the Stitch & Give Knitters for all these beautiful hand knit hats. They will keep our babies and children warm. The children had great fun choosing their “special” hat! Our special thanks to Sue Wilson, Claire Burkhead, Jan Wilson, Bev Bresso and Suzi DeFrancisci.

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Meet our Nepali Partners

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Dr. Chunmila & Dr. Asha Dr Asha Jha & Dr. Chunmila Maharjan Obstetrician / Gynecologists We “are very grateful to work with you in Ilam Camp. It was a wonderful experience working with you both in surgical and clinical cases. You and your whole team were very helpful.” We were “Grateful to work with you…

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Nepal Mission Volunteer Team 2013

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We have a wonderful and dedicated team of volunteer medical professionals lined up for our second mission to Nepal. We look forward to working side by side with the Nepali physicians, midwives and staff. Our goal is to share our skills in this remote area of Eastern Nepal so that our work is sustainable.

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The Edge of Joy

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This is an excerpt from the documentary film The Edge of Joy by filmmaker Dawn Shapiro. The film examines maternal mortality at the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital in the Kano region of Nigeria. It is one of the busiest maternity centers in all of West Africa. But, as the documentary shows, it’s still woefully

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