Swaziland Trip


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Published: March 15th 2012
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Swaziland


March 15, 2012 (Oklahoma City, OK) We leave for Swaziland shortly after noon local time today. We fly via Delta to Atlanta and then directly to Johannesberg South Africa - a bit of a jaunt! It all comes at a pretty busy time, but looking forward to the adventure, seeing another continent and seeing if we can help make an impact in this poor country. Its a small country just North East of South Africa. It has some noteriety in having the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the world and this has engendered a global call for assistance to the country. Part of the broader team we're traveling with will be focused on that aspect of care. Our work will focus on helping the country's only ophthlamologist plan and establish resources to improve eye care services there. We anticipate some clinics, surgery and teaching will be done...though I usually find I learn more than I teach! More soon - we have four hour layover in Atlanta!

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15th March 2012

Glad to hear from you
We were waiting to hear from you and so happy to see your blog. We had a bit of a problem getting to the blog but finally got it. How many are in your team? We trust you will have a very successful mission. Love, Mom & Dad

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