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Haitian Money Pit

After the earthquake in 2010 nearly $10 billion dollars of foreign aid was pledged to rebuild Haiti. Vikram Gandhi went to see just how that money is being put to use. This is his debrief from Season 3,… Read More

“I’d Rather Have HIV Than A Broken Leg”

The video below was filmed at an independently organized TEDx event and features Edward O’Bryan, an emergency room physician from South Carolina and cofounder of the Palmetto Medical Initiative.  His monologue serves as a poignant reminder that trauma, particularly… Read More

Thank-you To Our Nepali Friends

The tenth installment of the May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  All of our team members made it safely back to California several days ago, in fact Elaine Lewis is already back to work… Read More

Tales Of Loss And Survival

Click here to get a brief view of the staggering human toll in Nepal, and just like many of the souls in Haiti after their earthquake tragedy, you will get a glimpse of the resiliency of those who survived…. Read More

New Life In The Midst Of Tragedy

The ninth installment of the May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal was written by surgical technician Elaine Lewis.  In addition to her duties in the operating room, Elaine has many years experience as a… Read More

Namaste Nepal

Part 8 of the May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  In addition to the April 25 7.8 magnitude quake, the devastated Nepali people were dealt another blow in the form of a 7.3 magnitude… Read More

Fear On Assignment

Part 7 of the May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  The following post was written by Andrew Haglund, logisitical supporter for our team.  Andrew’s eyewitness account was also posted on CNN’s iReport.  (This and… Read More

Shakedown In The OR

Part 6 of our May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  A new earthquake of 7.3-magnitude hit devastated Nepal on May 12, just 17 days after large parts of Nepal were leveled and more… Read More

Settling In At SMH and DH

Part 5 of our May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  Some readers may find it unusual that we are posting trip reports from Nepal on a website devoted to a project in Haiti…. Read More

Walk through Bhaktapur, Nepal

Part 4 of our May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  On Saturday evening we had the opportunity to take a walk through Bhaktapur, a town just a few miles from our home base… Read More