April is rapidly approaching and with it the excitement of a Medical Exchange Trip!
Today started off with a big lump in my throat as I had to say goodbye to my team. Nothing like spending a week together on an international mission to cause quick and lasting friendships to form.
On Sept 27th, our medical team arrived in two groups. Wendy, Linda and Shane arrived in Hefei at 3:00 pm. Dr. Ness and the remaining team members arrived by a very late flight and this flight was delayed by one hour and half. They arrived at around 1:00 am on Sunday! Anhui Children’s Hospital vice […]
Final Day in Hefei Our team actually got to “sleep in” today as we didn’t have to go to the hospital until 8:30 this morning since no surgeries were being done. Rounds were made, patients were discharged, and the “packing up of the boxes” began. Could it have only been one week since we arrived? […]
Wonderful Wednesday 15 more surgeries took place again today in Hefei, and all of the kids did very well. We had one small baby have an allergic reaction to her meds, but thankfully the surgeon was right there when it happened and he quickly took care of the situation and now she is doing well. […]
Greetings from Hefei! What a welcome the people of Anhui have showed our team. When we arrived at the airport last night they met us as we came off the plane with a welcoming banner and even presented a huge bouquet of roses to our team leader, Heidi. We all checked into the hotel and […]