Worldwide Healing Hands

WHH believes that all women and babies should have access to healthcare. We are committed to providing that care both locally and internationally. We partner with medical organizations around the world to provide compassionate medical and surgical care in a way that is respectful to the cultural beliefs of the women. We bring together teams of physicians, nurses, physical therapists and other healthcare workers to bring relief to women and children suffering from the lack of health care that most of us take for granted. We accomplish our mission by partnering with local medical providers and organizations who demonstrate a long-term interest in the health of the local community. Although w...
Train 10 Midwives To Save More Lives in Ilam Nepal
This project will provide 10 days of training to 10 midwives in Nepal. They will be taught safe birthing techniques and early identification of problems. This will enable them to save mothers' lives. Worldwide Healing Hands is partnering with Himalayan Healthcare to bring midwives from throughout the region to Ilam for this training. The Worldwide Healing Hands mission team is made up of all volunteers: doctors, nurses, and a certified nurse/midwife. project reportread updates from the field
Cervical Cancer Prevention in Haiti
Thousands of women in Haiti are dying each year from a preventable disease, cervical cancer. Most women in Haiti have never been screened for the disease due to restricted access to care and a limited number of healthcare workers trained to provide screening and treatment. To reduce the number of deaths, Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) is sending a medical team to Haiti to conduct much-needed training for Haitian OB/GYNs and staff in the methods used to screen and treat in a single visit. project reportread updates from the field
WHH serves women in under served areas worldwide. WHH is traveling this year to Sierra Leone, partnering with Dr. Maggi - founder of the West Africa Fistula Foundation. Sierra Leone, is one of the most dangerous places on earth to give birth, infant mortality and maternal deaths among the highest in the world. Sierra Leone, a country of about 6 million has only 1 OB/GYN. Women spend from 2 -15 days in labor - no midwife - no Cesarean childbirth; causing obstetric fistula to become inevitable. project reportread updates from the field
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