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Day One: Santo Domingo to La Romana

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The MGH Institute/Boston Medical Center team gathered at Logan airport in Boston on Friday night for a JetBlue flight to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In an early example of successful collaboration, several students removed, repacked, and reweighed a suitcase so more »

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Departure: Boston to Santo Domingo

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Since our kickoff meeting in September, the members of the Dominican Republic mission trip have been preparing for today’s departure. Mertie Potter, a faculty member in the School of Nursing, has coordinated both the academic and logistical sides of the more »

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NP students to be part of mission trip to Dominican Republic

The MGH Institute is partnering with Christian Medical Mission (CMM), Good Samaritan Hospital, and a surgical team from Boston Medical Center on a medical mission trip to La Romana, Dominican Republic, from Jan. 2-10, 2015. The 13-member team will provide more »

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Make a Difference on Mandela Day 2014

Happy Mandela Day! Celebrate Mandela Day 2014 this Friday 7/18/2014 by giving the gift of time. Do your part to take action and inspire change throughout the world by spending 67 minutes of your time – one minute for every year of more »

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Origins of “The Talking Drum”

I broke my first curfew the night I was born in Dakar, Sénégal. The year was 1989, and mounting civil unrest along the lush river border between Sénégal and Mauritania had resulted in a Senegalese man’s death. Subsequently, Mauritanians living more »

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Greetings from Manipal, India!

Welcome to our first stab at group blogging for the IHP! We are four students and one professor traveling to India on an international immersion experience. We are all 3rd year Direct Entry Nursing students; we are here with the more »

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