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New Devices & Training for Jean Lafitte Medical Center

February 04, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Members of the Health eVillages team recently had the incredible opportunity to reconnect and, in a way, “upgrade” one of our locations in Louisiana. The Jean Lafitte Medical Center is located only 22 miles from the heart of New Orleans, but its setting could not be more different than the city. Moving away from the […]

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Reflections of Hope: A Look Back at the Ripple of Hope Ceremony

January 28, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

December 16, 2014 was a red-letter day in the history of Health eVillages. It marks the date when many of my colleagues and I proudly witnessed our CEO and Chairman, Donato Tramuto, receive the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award. Along with his co-honorees, Robert De Niro, Tony Bennett, and Hillary Clinton, Donato […]

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Chairman Speaks Out About Fight Healthcare Injustices in Lwala

December 08, 2014   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Our Chairman and Founder of Health eVillages, Donato Tramuto often says, “It’s not about starting where you want to be. It’s about starting somewhere.” This quote often speaks to the fundraising efforts Health eVillages takes part in both for our own efforts and our partners’. Recently, Donato was asked to be the keynote speaker at […]

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Bringing Medical Technology to The Youngest Country in Africa

December 05, 2014   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Dr. Mark Newton is a truly incredible individual. Head of Anesthesiology at Kijabe Hospital in Kijabe, Kenya, he is a valuable partner of Health eVillages, and someone who we believe will be an important resource for our future work in the new South Sudan pilot program. I was fortunate enough to meet him last October […]

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Expansion of the Lwala Pilot is Underway!

December 03, 2014   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Lwala Community Alliance is one of Health eVillages valued partners, and we are constantly striving to improve community patient care by providing the necessary support to its Center of Excellence. In our continued pursuit to “heal the villages,” we are determined to address essential infrastructural challenges as well as the educational needs of these providers. […]

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