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Ecuador 2017: Reflections from Team Member Ryan Accomazzo

August 8, 2017 Missions 0 Comments

Ryan, an American medical student, was working with Cinterandes when Mission to Heal visited Shaime, Ecuador in July 2017. As a result, he was able to work alongside the Mission to Heal team members and learn under Dr. Glenn Geelhoed while…

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Ecuador 2017: Reflections from Team Member Eric Beane

August 1, 2017 Missions 0 Comments

I Don’t Get Out Much by Eric Beane   Let me first preface by saying that I don’t get out much.  What I mean is that I never travel out of the U.S.  The only time I crossed the border…

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Britches & Dolls – A Special Gift

August 15, 2017 Missions, Journal 0 Comments

On many recent missions, our team has been able to take along handcrafted dresses, britches, and dolls for the children who visit our clinic. These fine items are sewed with love by residents in The Villages, a retired adult living community in Florida,…

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“Don’t Just Do It – Do It Well”

July 25, 2017 Missions, Journal 0 Comments

In this excerpt from Dr. Glenn Geelhoed's journals in the Philippines in February 2017, he teaches good surgery techniques to local workers in the area hospital. Dr. Geelhoed encourages his students to not just perform surgery, but to perform each…

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Perseverance Despite Opposition: Mary Johnston Hospital in Tando, Philippines

July 17, 2017 Missions, Journal 0 Comments

On the recent Mission to Heal trip to the Philippines in February 2017, Dr. Geelhoed and his team visited the Mary Johnston Hospital in Tando. In his journals, Dr. Geelhoed comments on the perseverance of the hundreds year old hospital…

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Bringing Care to the People, Not the Other Way Around

The Mobile Surgical Unit is an operating suite on wheels that has traversed several different countries and journeyed over mountains, through jungles, and even crossed oceans. But why is the MSU such a big deal? One integral aspect of Mission…

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