Being Home

It has been nearly a week since we arrived home. Long enough that I am beginning to feel settled, yet not quite completely settled. While I am getting back into the rhythm of my daily life here in the U.S., I think about my time in Tanzania almost constantly. The pleasure of a long, hot […]

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Endulen

We are on the move! We left Arusha, St. Elizabeth Hospital and Kisongo Clinic and made the long trek to the Ngorongoro Crater area and Endulen Hospital. We were told by Dr. Shriner that this clinic would be different. The patients would predominantly be members of the traditional Massai tribal culture. Additionally, they would likely […]

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Home Visits: Eyes and Heart Opened

Today was my first day doing home visits. The purpose of home visits is to check in with people who are HIV positive and find out how they are doing in terms of their medicines, general health and discussing what barriers might exist for them to receive the full benefit of their medication. We visited […]

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30,000 Feet and 9,842 Miles

  I was amazed by how seamless the airport and TSA experiences were for 60 some people with even more bags! It really couldn’t have been any smoother. Traveling with so many new friends is a great experience. I know that though I am still not able to remember everyone’s names that I will feel […]

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