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153 Kids For Well Child Clinic

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 |

Tuesday, I again reported to the CHAD (Community Health and Development) Hospital and am continuing to work on database development for them.  Went with the OT on rounds in the nursery today.  Wow, there were about 6 babies, in clear sided ...

Quadrapelegia In Rural India – Not Good

Thursday, May 6th, 2010 |

Sam OT, Preethi OT intern and I visited several persons with disabilities over the past few days.  It is interesting, one young man with quadrapelegia - good looking kid about 21 years old, 2 years after a road traffic accident, ...

Villages With The Physician’s Mobile Unit

Friday, April 30th, 2010 |

Today we set out for the rural villages in the physician’s mobile unit.  I had wanted to meet persons who had disabilities so Sam OT went along with me to the villages. In the first village, Salamatham, we visited a ...

Visit To Rural Villages

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 |

Today I went along with a nurse and community health worker to visit rural villages.  CMC has a mobile rural nursing unit and doctor unit that go to 82 different villages on a rotating schedule.  The nurse, driver and I ...

CHAD (Community Health and Development) Hospital

Monday, April 26th, 2010 |

I was at the Occupational Therapist's office bright and early (8 am).  His office is located in the hospital, where about 100 patients were lined up before I arrived waiting at the cashier’s desk to pay for their visit.  Many ...

Leprosy Clinic

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 |

I have had a few days to rest and adjust to the time change.  I met with Dr. John yesterday and the occupational therapist, Sam, about my work here and we have several ideas for a project.  Today, Saturday, I ...

Culture Shock

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 |

I am going to try to document my impressions on this trip. I first noted the “culture shock” as I stood in line at Eithad Airways in Chicago. In fact you felt it when you entered the international terminal… the ...

Introducing Myself

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 |

Hello! My name is Beth Grubb. I am a healthcare administrator, and I’m starting my INMED service-learning experience at Vellore Christian Medical College & Hospital in India during April – May, 2010.