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Tales from Medical Camp

Remember Givraj Sen, the handsome young man from Kanai who was burned as a boy? The cook who would love to have doctors give him a new ear? Well, Mr. Rathore took Givraj to Jaipur, three hours away, to meet … Continue reading

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It takes a Village….no, it takes TWO Villages….

Last spring it was a vision clinic—“eye camp,” in local lingo— in the little village of Kanai Khurd in Rajasthan, India, population 997. That went well and we learned a lot, getting prescriptions and glasses for 127 people so this … Continue reading

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Clinic Photos – Day 1

On day 1 we were able to serve more than 150 people for vision and cardiac services. There were twenty referrals for cataract surgery. We had both female and male clinicians. We held the clinic at the school and they … Continue reading

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Getting the Word Out

Gearing up for the our clinic this weekend in India. Lots of logistics. We’re working in a cluster of five tiny villages close together, two of them named Kanai. Total population of 4,000. We will be using the school building … Continue reading

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Glasses for India

It’s been awhile hasn’t it? What have I been up to? Quite a bit, actually. This makes me chuckle, since I’ve encouraged a foreign-speaking friend to zap “actually” out of his vocabulary since he uses it so much. “You actually … Continue reading

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