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Worldwide Healing Hands

Our founder, Dr. Paula Dhanda and the WHH organization are doing remarkable things!

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  Our founder, Dr. Paula Dhanda and the WHH organization are doing remarkable things! This year Dr. Paula Dhanda received Adventist Health’s highest honor, 2017 Physician Mission of the Year Alumni Award. In May she was honored at MedShares Talk and Taste. Medshare honors people whose work has saved lives in medically underserved nations. Learn…

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Sending warmth around the world

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  Knit hats in Uganda The simplest things can spread love and warmth around the world. Most people don’t think of Africa as cold especially in Uganda as it lies on the equator, but at high altitudes it gets quite cold. At 6,600 ft above sea level, Kabale is named the “Swiss Alps of Africa,”…

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The Clean Delivery Kit: A Lifesaving Birthing Kit that fits in a Sandwich Bag

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Teaching Tindarwesire (a TBA in Bufundi, Uganda) how to open a clean delivery kit Items that fit into a sandwich bag can save thousands of mothers’ lives every year. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? The Clean Delivery Kit has: A clean plastic liner to put on the ground so the mother doesn’t…

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Worldwide Healing Hands Transforming Muko, By Dr. Alex Melindwa

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It’s a cold morning. The usual fog engulfs Muko Health Center IV, obscuring the spectacular view of the beautiful cultivated hills from where the sun rises. The first sun rays penetrate through the fog, shining a warmth on the patients waiting to receive care after traversing hills and valleys to reach the center. Work starts…

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Saving Grace

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   Muko Health Center IV (MHC) is located in the southwestern part of Uganda in an area that has mountainous terrain composed of many fertile, heavily cultivated hills and beautiful, spectacular valleys, which contribute to poor accessibility with an inadequate road network and poor mobile telecommunications coverage. This makes it challenging for women like Grace,…

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A visit to a Traditional Birth Attendant

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Tindarwesire, a traditional birth attendant in Uganda Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), also known as traditional midwives or lay midwives provide care during pregnancy and childbirth without any formal education or training. They often learn their trade through apprenticeship or are self-taught. Uganda is predominantly rural, with only 13% of the population living in urban areas.

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Saving Mothers, Giving Hope

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Dear Friends of Worldwide Healing Hands, This holiday season is an opportunity to thank our generous donors, loyal supporters and dedicated volunteers. It is also a time to extend a helping hand to mothers and children who lack access to basic medical care many of us take for granted. Your generosity has helped to save…

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Worldwide Healing Hands embarks on mission to Uganda

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KELSEYVILLE >> Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care for women and children, is sending a team of doctors, nurses and volunteers to Uganda to train health care workers and provide services at the Muko Health Centre IV in Rubanda County, Kabale District. “We plan to assist the staff at…

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Uganda Mission Volunteer Team 2015

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We have a wonderful and dedicated team of volunteer medical professionals lined up for our first mission to Uganda. Our goal is to share our skills in this remote area of Uganda at the Muko Health Center IV, so that our work is sustainable. The team will be led by Dr. Paula R. Dhanda and…

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