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Pharmacy work is last to finish

Pharmacy work is last to finish

The parmacy area is one of the hardest working areas often filling as many a 1500 plus prescriptions in a day. A lot of pre planning and preperation goes into making it possible to dispense so many medications in such a short period of time.


School Building Clinics

School Building Clinics

Every village it seems has a school built by the Government. The children are let out of school while the medical team is in town and the building becomes the clinic, dormitory, and dining hall for the medical team.


Waiting to Get your tooth out

Waiting to Get your tooth out

Usually there are three work stations for pulling teeth but the line will be long. People are afraid of the pain but will wait and sit bravely in the dental chair because the pain they have been experiencing is severe.


Dental Care

Dental Care

The dental area will only be able to do tooth extractions. The equipment for fillings and other dental procedures is too difficult to transport. Tooth pain and infection is extreme where there are no dentist. Injections are given for numbing the mouth before all extractions.


Make shift exam rooms

Make shift exam rooms

Open school class rooms are the only building in the village large enough to accommodate the
Medical team. To give privacy to the patients curtains a hung to make a corridor and as many as 6 or 7 exam rooms.


Translators are vital

Translators are vital

Communication is important to understand what symptoms a sick person has and then to be able to tell the person how to take any diagnosed medications.


Local Pastors

Local Pastors

The local pastors are the key to success of a medical team. They make the preperation for the team to come. They run they spiritual care area. They are the follow up and care for the people long after the team is gone.


Eye Care is always a Hit with the people.

Eye Care is always a Hit with the people.

In The eye care area Fonda has a patient read the chart. Eye glasses are prescribed using an instrument called a a Focometer. Many are given sunglasses for the first time. This is a real treat living under a tropical sun.


Prayer for Healing

Prayer for Healing

Every person will have their sickness lifted up to the Lord for healing.


Family sees staff

Family sees staff

The medical staff will often see an entire family at one time.


Medical staff confers

Medical staff confers

The medical staff often see things they rarely if ever would see in the United States. They confer and decide treatment on some unusal infections and diseases.


Dr Mickey Moore

Dr Mickey Moore

Dr Moore and the entire team ride on Dump Trucks, Dugout canoes, or hike for hours to get into villages where no medical care exist.


Spirtual Care

Spirtual Care

After patients are seen in any of the care areas they must go to Spiritual Care where a pastor will share the Gospel and then pray for the person. Many come to Christ in this way.


Intake

Intake

Patients from the village come through the intake area for triage. The sickest of the patients are seen quickly.