Archive for April, 2011

Are You Licensed For Short Term Medical Missions?

Friday, April 29th, 2011 |

“In Haiti over eight days we saw 900 patients, treating infections and diarrhea. The people are desperately poor and were so very grateful for the medical care.“ This young physician spoke with enthusiasm. But then his voice turned somber, describing how the police arrived to investigate the credentials of their medical missions team.   Practicing […]

Make A Lasting Contribution: Teach Your Skills

Friday, April 1st, 2011 |

  “This woman is in labor, but the baby just will not descend!” Dr. Akua spoke anxiously and with good reason. He’d just graduated from medical school in Ghana and only yesterday joined me at the Baptist Medical Center in northern Ghana to begin his years of public service. We examined the lady, found her […]