Carla Orner

Carla is the Director of Programs for Heart to Heart International.

Raising Lab Standards in Haiti

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The lab standards training we provide in Haiti is having a real, lasting impact in improving systems and procedures in laboratories across the island nation. Case in point – the laboratory at Lascahobas Hospital...

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Lab Training in Papua New Guinea

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The Lemacot Health Center laboratory on the Papua New Guinea island of New Ireland had closed several years ago due to a lack of funding. Now it's opening again, health workers are being trained, and residents of this remote island in the Pacific Ocean have better access to healthcare.

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Walking the Beach, Looking for Her Grandson

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One of those stories that will always stay with me is the story of this woman. We met her while our HHI medical team gave patient care in make-shift clinics after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda tore through the Philippines in November of 2013. Her blood pressure was astronomically high and she was in immediate danger of stroke or a heart attack. She was agitated and kept repeating that she had to leave. After, we found out why she was in such a hurry...

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