Hope and Health for Haiti

  Les Bours School was established by the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty in one of the most impoverished cities in the world, Cite Soleil, outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. At first, the school was just that: a school. But over the years … Continued

Brush to Crush Cavities

In 2010, the Cayuga County (N.Y.) Health Department came across an alarming discovery about the health of their community’s children. In this blog, Deanna Hoey, the county’s Public Health Educator, discusses their efforts to decrease the serious incidence of tooth decay in elementary … Continued

Volunteers Provide Education and Health Care to Students in Mexico

When providing medical care in a foreign country, caregivers will face challenges — whether it’s time, materials, geography, or cultural differences. In this blog, students and alumni from Carroll College in Montana describe their experience treating children in Colon, Mexico. … Continued

South Bronx’s Dental Hygiene Hero: Q&A with Mary Manning

This year, the Dental Hygiene Unit at Hostos Community College in New York held an outreach program for residents in the South Bronx. They treated more than 100 children, providing dental exams, cleaning, flouride and sealant,  as well as education to the … Continued

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