Contact Us

Please use the form on the right to contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you!

           

123 Street Avenue, City Town, 99999

(123) 555-6789

email@address.com

 

You can set your address, phone number, email and site description in the settings tab.
Link to read me page with more information.

Achievements

 

achievements

Community Engagement has been involved in Peralta, Dominican Republic since 2002, and Jerusalem Haiti since 2010.  There have been hundreds of volunteers, ranging from medical, nursing, and physician assistant students, residents, nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners and physicians, who have participated in our work.  

 
 

peralta, dominican republic

This partnership has established a unique sustainable community-based medical clinic in Peralta, Dominican Republic and is expanding to include surgical care and training.  Our achievements include:

  • More than 500 patients seen during each medical trip.

  • Over 3000 medical visits each year

  • 15 medical and surgical trips in the last year alone

  • Surgical trips partner with local regional and community hospitals in the Province of Azua to provide critical surgical services to those left outside the system. 1,200 surgeries have been performed in the fields of Urology, Gynecology, Pelvic Reconstruction, ENT, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Orthopaedics and General Surgery.
  • The development of a water purification, sales, and distribution business, which has provided a profitable income to support the medical clinic

  • Improving the overall health of the community by reducing the occurrence of infectious diarrheal illness and controlling hypertension

  • Supporting the local medical system by providing two shipping containers of  equipment for the clinic, local hospital and regional hospital, received through Project CURE

jerusalem, haiti

This partnership provides the only accessible health care in Jerusalem which is a relocation camp created in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.  Our achievements include:

  • Over 1500 medical visits with 30% being return patients*

  • A permanent clinic was completed and stocked with equipment from ProjectCURE and a Rotary Global Grant

  • Obtained water access and conducted local water management training as part of a long-term water sales and distribution project

  • Hired a full-time physician and four community health workers to staff the clinic

  • Piloted an electronic medical record system

IMG_3741.jpg

Trinidad, Bolivia and Phebe, Liberia

This partnership works in tandem with local leadership to provide surgical care and education.  Our achievements include:

  • Over 1500 performed surgeries.*

  • Establishment of educational programs for students, trainees and faculty

Obstetric Fistula Repair

Drs. Freed and Kwon work across Africa - in Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo - to repair obstetric fistulas in women. This devastating condition is the result of professionally unattended childbirth in areas.  Our achievements include:

  • Over 25 trips and 1,500 patients treated*

  • Training of medical students, residents and physicians

  • Education and policy advocacy on the cause of obstetric fistulas

IMG_3235.jpg

*Numbers current as of 08/2016