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Point of Care Labs and Impact

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When your muscles feel weak, your body tired and your head dizzy, it can be hard to find the energy and strength to go see a doctor. Now imagine you have no access to transportation, no phone and it’s bitterly cold outside. Seeing a medical professional can seem almost impossible. Safety net clinics around the... 

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World Refugee Day 2018

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Around the world, millions of women, children and men are forced to flee their homes, their communities, their countries. They find themselves in tent cities filled with others also escaping danger and desperation. No one asks to be born in areas where violence and persecution prevail. No one wants to raise children who are terrified of a bomb dropping on their home. No one dreams of living in an economy so depressed that no one can afford to buy food to dampen the hunger in their empty bellies.

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Squatters’ Market

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Today, we are visiting an open-air market a short distance away from the largest market in Pétion-ville. My senses are overwhelmed with traffic noise, exhaust fumes and the smell of meat slowly rotting in the hot sun. We follow a rabbit warren of trails between the stalls, barely wide enough for one person to pass. Trickles of sewage water complete the aromatic brew, reminding everyone to step carefully. It’s hard for me to imagine working here every day with no hope of a better alternative.

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Celebrating 2018 Nurses Week: Annie Borden

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Heart to Heart International could not function without dedicated volunteers in all aspects of our organization. In honor of National Nurses Week, we are highlighting a few of our amazing nurses who have volunteered or worked with HHI, bringing help and hope to those in need. While Annie Borden has volunteered for other disaster responses... 

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