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Back to Accra

Saturday, March 12th, 2011 |

  Yesterday was our last day in the rounding in the hospital and seeing patients in the clinic. Sheila and I talked Jaquelyn and Lena into helping out with triaging the patients in the clinic and it went pretty well. Usually ...

Last week in Nalerigu!

Thursday, March 10th, 2011 |

  Our last week here has really flown by fast! It doesn’t really feel like I’ve been here for almost a month but when I look back at all the things that I’ve seen and done it all starts adding up. Monday ...

Las Vegas, Ghana

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 |

  Sheila and I went out to dinner last night with Rich and Samson (a nurse from the hospital). We walked all the way across town, or at least it felt like forever, until we got to this restaurant named Las Vegas. ...

Mango Tree Clinics

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 |

  Both yesterday and today I went with Dr. Prine and his group to a couple of villages to have a make-shift pediatric clinic there. We went there along with the dentist and his assistants. When we arrived at the villages we ...

BMC Days 5 And 6

Saturday, February 19th, 2011 |

  Our little girl that Sheila and I stayed up with died yesterday. We knew she was getting pretty bad and there wasn’t much we could do for her, so I was glad that we had said our goodbyes to her ...

BMC Days 3 And 4

Thursday, February 17th, 2011 |

  The last few days are kind of a blur as a lot of things have happened. It has been incredibly hot here and although I am trying to drink several liters of water or gatorade each day, I am barely ...

Day Two at BMC

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 |

  The day started with a special treat as the cooks made us pancakes for breakfast (they usually only make lunch and dinner). This was really nice as lunch is not always a sure thing here as things tend to come ...

Long day’s work…

Monday, February 14th, 2011 |

  We worked hard today, that’s to say the least! We started this morning around 7:30 and rounded at the hospital. I started in the pediatrics ward by observing the other students to get familiar with the system here and to ...

Zaminga

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 |

  Wow, it feels like we have done and seen so many things already that it is unbelievable that we have only been here for two days! Sheila and I arrived safe and sound in Accra yesterday morning and after a quick ...

My First INMED Blog Post Hello!

Saturday, February 5th, 2011 |

My name is Asdis Wagner. I am a medical student at AT Still University, and I’m starting my INMED service-learning experience at Baptist Medical Center in Ghana, beginning in February 2011.