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Back In Delhi

Saturday, July 7th, 2007 |

The internet went down in the entire state of Bihar for nearly two weeks.  It just came up again now that I’m in Delhi.  I got to eat McDonald’s today. I took the girl that picked me up at the ...

Community Health Adventures

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007 |

I’ve been dying to share some things with you. It seems way too long since I last wrote. A lot has happened in the past week or so. I went out to see what the community health programs are doing. ...

Good Things Going On

Saturday, June 16th, 2007 |

Hello again!  The trials continue..today was an emotionally exhausting day.  The kids here are often literally at death’s door before they’re brought in.  And so much effort goes into reviving babies that are practically dead, that well babies don’t get the attention they need and crash too.  Please ...

Day 1 In Paediatrics.

Monday, June 11th, 2007 |

We started the morning rounds in the ICU this morning. I told you about a young man whose family had poisoned him. Now there is a young woman in the ICU, also for poisoning from her family. This seems to be fairly common ...

Arrived At Duncan Hospital

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007 |

I’m sorry. Did I say 20 hour train ride? I meant 27! It was a long, crowded time to go without hearing any English. The people were very hospitable even on the train. I was offered many cups of chai ...

Namaste!

Friday, June 1st, 2007 |

Namaste! (It means hello AND goodbye!) - I just wanted to let everybody know that I am in New Delhi, safe and sound. I am being well looked after by a pastor’s wife (Zarema) here. Last night and tonight I ...

Introducing Myself

Thursday, May 31st, 2007 |

Hello! My name is Jenny Hicks. I am a medical student at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, and I’m starting my INMED service-learning experience with Emmanuel Hospital Association at Duncan Hospital in India beginning in June 2007.