Reid Health surgeon collecting donations ahead of medical mission trip to Puerto Rico

RICHMOND, Ind. – It’s been nearly two weeks Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, directly or indirectly killing 18 people and leaving millions stranded without power.President Donald Trump visited today for the first time to check in on the relief efforts, which some Puerto Ricans say has been so slow it’s frustrating because people are dying. Read More…

Solicitan ayuda para “La Casa de Todos” en Juncos

JUNCOS.  En medio de la crisis que vive Puerto Rico tras el impacto del huracán María, se tejen simultáneamente otras historias de necesidad como la que enfrenta “La Casa de Todos”, un hogar que acoge a niños maltratados y madres sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica que, además de sufrir serios daños estructurales, tiene en riesgo sus operaciones a falta de dinero para pagar la nómina de sus empleados. Read More…

Grass-Roots Network Of Doctors Delivers Supplies To Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Harvey flooded her city of Houston in August, Dr. Jennifer McQuade planned to donate socks to those affected. Instead, surprised by the lack of medical care at a nearby shelter, McQuade, an oncologist, became the unofficial leader of a group of physicians and mothers providing emergency aid at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. She triaged patients, solicited donations and recruited more doctors to join. Read More…

Doctors unite to deliver supplies to Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Harvey flooded her city of Houston in August, Jennifer McQuade planned to donate socks.

Instead, surprised by the lack of medical care at a nearby shelter, McQuade, an oncologist, became the unofficial leader of a group of physicians and mothers providing emergency aid at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Read More…