General News

HHI Responds to Hurricane Harvey & Irma

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HHI has been treating hurricane victims in Texas since Harvey hit the coast. Our medical teams are currently working in the Houston area, operating free clinics which provide the health safety net for thousands of hurricane victims. Advance teams are in Florida treating patients and assessing the Florida Keys. Our medical teams are spreading out to help those affected by Irma in Flordia, Haiti and other Caribbean nations. HHI will stay as long as we are needed.

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Urgent Need – Flooding in Nepal

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Floods and mudslides have left millions homeless in Southeast Asia. Overflowing rivers have destroyed villages and crops. Over half the districts in Nepal have been significantly affected. Without intervention, the risk of disease is high, particularly cholera. Heart to Heart International is working with Sundar Dhoka Saathi Sewa (SDSS), a Nepalese NGO that is responding to... 

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Free Clinic Upgrades with No-Cost Laboratory

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Patient care at the Free Clinic of Franklin County has become even better thanks to the addition of a Point of Care Laboratory courtesy of BD, a global medical technology company. Free Clinic Medical Director Dr. Tiffany Powell said that having an on-site lab will “save a lot of time and improve patient care.” Before the lab's installation last week, very little lab work could be done at the clinic.

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