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Day 3 of Volunteering in Ghana

By Yasmin Amaro-Garcia: Hello everyone! It’s day 3 of our malaria outreach efforts and today we were lucky enough to provide these services in the village Frankadua where we are staying in! We screened 266 persons for malaria, provided wound care, and blood pressure readings with patient education.  We felt privileged to serve the community

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Malaria Outreach in Ghana -Day 2

By: Lauren Fernandes Today was day 2 of malaria outreach! We traveled to a nearby village by tro tro (the vans used for transport in Ghana), and treated a total of 176 people for malaria. Out of the 176, 32 were positive; these individuals were given the appropriate dose of malaria medication. We also treated

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Life in the Galapagos Islands

Previous Next Brianna Barbarise: Life in the islands is so much different than I expected!  Not only am I eating amazing food and practicing my Spanish, I have learned so much about the past, present, and future of the Galapagos! I have visited the Galapagos tortoise station, swam with sharks and sea turtles, and visited

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Volunteering Day 1

https://youtu.be/h4b15jrBVkw By: Dr. Vincent Chen I think this video alone deserves a blog post. We woke up early and left at around 8 AM. After about one our drive on a very bumpy road, we arrived at Kpalime. Our tasks are malaria outreach and wound care. The mayor broadcasted the arrival of American medical team

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Accra City Tour

On Saturday, the group had the opportunity to tour the city of Accra, Ghana.  They learned about the city’s culture and history, did a little shopping, sampled Domino’s Pizza, and got a feel for the country and culture.  The highlight of this day was an opportunity to learn some drumming. Today the group has traveled

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1st Day in Ghana

First day wrap up! Orientation is half way done! We learned and practiced speaking Ewe. Settling in for the night, playing cards and excited to go shopping in Accra tomorrow!

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