After most of the mission volunteers have gone home, we had a bit of rest and then prepared patients who needed further diagnostic/laboratory tests and surgery returned to the mission chapel for their follow up care.
|Virginie and Nolwenn are setting up the optical testing area|
while Marie is reviewing the procedure for vision testing
|Marie, the nurse, reviewing procedure for vision testing|
Agnes, the pharmacist
Solemnidad Amolar, the social worker,
interviewing a patient to assess her economic situation and community resources
to determine the scope of the assistance needed.
|preparing the patient's intake record for referral to the hospital social worker |
to avail of maximum assistance on hospitalization
|Annalie listing of patients with eye disease, cataract or pterygium|
|vision testing to find the eyeglasses that fit perfectly|
|Marco asking for a VP shunt to reduce headache due to building up of intracranial pressure|
|Happy patient saying "Merci beaucoup!"|
February 8-13 and February 15
A million thanks to all the generous volunteers for their sacrifices and dedication. God bless you all!