India – Monday Will Be A Great Day

These mission trips never cease to amaze me. I have spent the last four years traveling as part of the Uganda Medical Mission Team so I know my way around a mission trip. I have seen a lot and I have witnessed many great things since connecting with Medical Missions Foundation and I am writing today to say that although no surgeries have begun here yet, I am moved by many things that I have already seen in our short time here in Bhopal, India.   It is no secret the travel is tough, but you do what you have to do to get where you need to go. You are with a group ...

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Learning About India

We made our way after 22 hours of travel to India via Newark. There is an 11 1/2 hour time difference from home to Bhopal, and we are expecting the weather to be warm with temperatures in the low 90's. Before we left I did a lot of research on the area we would be visiting. This will be hard for most of my teachers from my years in school to believe but I like to learn and understand the area we will be visiting. I think it is polite and respectful to the people we meet to have an understanding of their situation, culture, and way of life. We are a guest in their ...

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India Mission About to Begin

India here we come! On Friday a team of 15 Medical Missions Foundation volunteers will depart for our inaugural mission to Bhopal, India.   During this mission we will be providing much needed surgical care to the people of Bhopal and the surrounding areas. Along with medical treatment, we will be sharing supplies, equipment, and medications, as well as working together with physicians and nurses who live and work in Bhopal.   The idea for this mission came from anesthesiologist Pratihba Khare while she was on a Medical Missions Foundation trip ...

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