Tag Archives: medical care

Latest News – November

Today we took a five year old with sickle cell disease to hospital. He cannot be cured but we can help control the condition. We were able to get medicine to heal some feet wounds and we are investigating sending … Continue reading

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Latest News – November

Friday 26 November 2010 A line of women with sick chidren were waiting for me this morning- all asking for help. These Bodo women have no other way of getting medical assistance for their youngsters and are desperate. One was … Continue reading

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Yesterday we took the man with advanced cancer to the hospital. First we had to visit a doictor in the centre of Mombasa. We paid the fee and were given a piece of paper to take t the hospital instructing … Continue reading

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Sunday began with a woman in the village miscarrying. The boat and car were straight into action ferrying her to hospital. Today is the day when the team of expert doctors, the dentists, pharmacy team and medical analyst all come … Continue reading

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A Frantic time on Funzi

It has been a hectic 48 hours of medical emergencies and treatments. In the middle of the night a woman went into labour so through the darkness of the mangrove swamps our boat picked its way across the water to … Continue reading

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Ashley writes from Funzi

“I was up at five thirty this morning, long before it is light here on Funzi Island. We had to reach the mainland at Bodo but discovered the water was really low. Our boat was stranded on the mud bank. … Continue reading

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Direct from Funzi

This morning we have had a series of emergency cases to deal with. Our nurse, John, was doing the morning surgery in the village of Bodo when news came of a young girl collapsing at the village school. She was … Continue reading

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