Calvin Klein and Gucci may be more famous, but Mary Mitchell, seamstress extraordinaire and long time page operator at Huntington Hospital can lay claim to Northern Tanzania. When she is not greeting callers on Huntington’s main line or calling code traumas, Mary is busy knitting beautiful caps, baby blankets, scarves and other attire for The […]
Nineteen is the magic number for Team Tanzania this year. Ten physicians, six nurses, an orthopedic technician, a microbiologist and a project administrator will make the 30 hour trek to Northern Tanzania on March 5. While there, the team will perform orthopedic and plastic surgeries at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mount Meru Regional Medical Centre […]
October 2009 was a busy month for The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project. In conjunction with Huntington Hospital, the Project sponsored the scholarly visits of Drs. Juvenatus Palapala and Ezekiel Moirana. Dr. Palapala is a wonderful physician with whom the Project has been working for several years. He supervises the HIV clinic at St. Elizabeth […]
Read about The Phil Simon Clinic and Creative Planet School of the Arts’ joint upcoming trip to Tanzania in BCD Focus.
The Phil Simon Clinic and Huntington Hospital hosted a preview performance of “Safari of Hope” by the children of Creative Planet School of Arts (CPSOA) in the Braun Auditorium. The performance included traditional and contemporary Tanzanian music, dance and song as well as a narrative by the children of the devastation of HIV/AIDS in Africa. […]
Team members from The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project volunteered for the second year at the annual Roots and Shoots Peace Day Celebration for the Jane Goodall Institute. In 2007, the team set up the first aid station and an arts and crafts table for the many participants of Peace Day 2007. The team was […]
Preparations for The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Projects’ 6th trip to Arusha, Tanzania continue. This year’s team at 35 people is the largest yet with a diverse and talented collection of volunteers. The team consists of nine physicians (including 2 surgeons, a cardiologist, a gastroenterologist and anesthesiologist), seven nurses, four social workers, two laboratory personnel, […]