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PCI Mobile Health Clinics

WEST COAST CLINICS (FEB. 15 - MAR. 02)
BANDA ACEH CLINICS (FEB. 12 & 17)
CLINIC AT LAMBADA LHOK CAMP IN BANDA ACEH (MAR. 04)
BASE CAMP CLINIC IN LHOK GLUMPANG (Setia Bakti)
TREK TO PADANG & GN. MEUNASAH (Setia Bakti)
DELIVERY OF WHEELCHAIR TO ANWAR (Setia Bakti)
HOLDING CLINIC IN GEUNONG MEUNASAH (Setia Bakti)


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WEST COAST CLINICS (FEB. 15 - MAR. 02)

Opening shop in Lho' Glumpang
(Photo by Peter)
  Clinic patients
(Photo by Peter)
  Taking patients to Banda Aceh aboard Aneuk Gajah
(Photo by Peter)
Dr. Eka at clinic in Cot Jeumpa
(Photo by Dmitri)
  Another baby to see
(Photo by Dmitri)
  Hernia surgery aboard Aneuk Gajah
(Photo by ?)
Examination by Dr. Peter
(Photo from Peter)
  Instructing how to use an inhaler
(Photo by Peter)
     

 

BANDA ACEH CLINICS (FEB. 12 & 17)

Providing supplies & assistance to midwife in Desa Lamreh   Local midwife's baby   PCI clinic in Lam Chok
PCI Pres. with medical staff
(Photo by Chris)
  A mobile clinic team
(Photo by Chris, edited)
  Seeing patients
(Photo by Chris, edited)
Making friends
(Photo by Chris, edited)
  Dr. Eka
(Photo by Chris, edited)
  Chris explaining program to visitors
(Photo by Chris, edited)

 

CLINIC AT LAMBADA LHOK CAMP IN BANDA ACEH (MAR. 04)

Lambada Lhok Camp in Lambaro Angan, Banda Aceh   PCI mobile clinic arriving at the camp   Showing us their PCI flag
Kids from Lambada Lhok - happy to see us   Close-up on the little guys   Reja joins them
Setting up clinic in their tent   Midwife Ratna checking in patients   Dr. Safrizal consulting with a patient
Dr. Safrizal examining another patient   Examining a boy's foot   Giving some advice
Kids around a bin of toys from PCI   Each child gets a toy and a coloring book   Community leader assuring an even distribution of the toys
Future doctor and his patient   Dr. Safrizal doing the real thing   Patients waiting
Surgical nurse Marhaban prepping a boy's foot   Boy seeing a large growth on his foot for the last time   Marhaban wrapping the foot after surgery
Boy outside playing with his new toy   Community members bring in a man who's fainted   He faints whenever he speaks of the tsunami and the family he lost
Ratna filling in a new patient's medical card   Same patient posing with Dana for a cell phone photo
(photo by Ratna, edited)
  This guy wanted one for his cell phone too
(photo by Ratna, edited)
Patient showing Dr. Safrizal her eye   Another patient with a bad eye   Dr. Safrizal takes a closer look
Woman's hand after recent orthopedic surgery in the hospital   Marhaban helping with some follow-up treatment   Patient waiting her turn
Kids entertained by the "bule" with the camera (pronounced "bulay" meaning white person)   Patient happy to see the doctor   Woman waiting her turn
Prayer time - clinic takes a break   Ceremonial bathing prior to praying   Man praying in the tent
Women and men praying in the tent   Women wearing their "mukenah"   Reja - he lost his parents and all his siblings to the tsunami
But the community embraces him as their own son   Man from Lambada Lhok   Happy to be joined by a fellow community member
You can feel the warmth between these two   Close-up of their faces      


 

BASE CAMP CLINIC IN LHOK GLUMPANG
(during food distribution, March 9-12)

Inside the medical supplies tent (permanent clinic is now built)   Visiting the clinic while waiting their turn for food distribution   Dr. Steve (Servants) treating an ear infection
Dr. Angel (Servants) examining a woman's knee while Kiki translates   Joel (PCI nurse) examining a woman   Girls watching
Angel and Kiki with another woman   Woman waiting her turn   Ratna (PCI midwife) teaching a local birth attendant how to properly cut an umbilical cord
Local birth attendant gives it a try   Ratna instructing her on use of other equipment PCI is giving the community   More training


  

TREK TO PADANG & GN. MEUNASAH
(carrying Anwar's wheelchair, March 14)

Walking to Padang after driving until a missing bridge   Carrying a wheelchair for Anwar   Approaching the end of the road
Taking a raft   Dr. Safrizal (PCI) pulling us along   Marhaban (PCI surgical nurse), Sri (PCI mobile clinic mgr) & Ratna (PCI midwife) also aboard
Tree along the way   Leaveless branches   People waiting for the raft in the distance
Almost to them   Continuing on along a submerged road   Ibu Sri, Ratna and Dr. Safrizal behind me
Dr. Safrizal wading through   Keeping Anwar's package dry   Sign for Desa Sawang, a destroyed village

 

DELIVERY OF WHEELCHAIR TO ANWAR
(Padang, Setia Bakti, March 14)

Arriving at Anwar's house in Padang   Anwar's grandmother (I think)   Dr. Safrizal talking to Anwar, whose legs have been paralyzed since a fall 2 years ago broke his back
Explaining how to use the wheelchair   17-year old Anwar looking out the doorway   Marhaban (PCI surgical nurse) tending to Anwar's severe bed sores
Anwar has been working on strengthening his arm muscles for weeks to prepare for this moment   Marhaban carrying Anwar out to the wheelchair   Closer look at his excited family members
Placing Anwar in the wheelchair   Wave from Anwar   Anwar takes off!
Sri helping him with a little steering control   Adjusting his leg   Thumbs up to Anwar's new mobility!

 

HOLDING CLINIC IN GEUNONG MEUNASAH
(March 14)

Street in Gn. Meunasah   Tia (PCI nurse) helping to set up for the clinic   Puppy playing with a stick
Sri (PCI mobile clinic mgr) greeting a woman there for the clinic   Baby starting to wake up   Baby noticing the camera
Baby with attitude, during exam by Dr. Safrizal (PCI)   Grimacing for the camera   Still grimacing
Moms and babies with Dr. Safrizal   Friendly Gn. Meunasah girls   Girin Wordono, very likable TNI marine who welcomes our clinic to his post
Mom, baby & soccer ball   I don't recommend touching this kid's soccer ball   Ratna & Dr. Safrizal examining a woman
Little girl ready for her throat exam   Good little patient!   Filling out health cards for another mom and baby
Dr. Safrizal examining sleeping baby   Kids watching me through the window   Laughing when I smile at them
Mom and son waiting to see the doctor   Shy girl hiding behind her mom   Then showing her smile
Marhaban fixing up a man's injury   School kids coming to watch   Ratna checking a woman's blood pressure
Another hesitant little guy   Mom cheering him up   Looking into the camera


 

 

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