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July Pediatric Clinics help 560 children

Five clinics, conducted during the week of July 1-8, saw a total of 560 children. The medical team consisted of 3 doctors and 5 nurses. 7 support staff, including a state representative, 3 teenagers, a mental health worker, retired liquor store owner, and a lawyer proved invaluable. The majority of the children seen had a […]

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The Story of the Scrubs

Thanks to Scrub This (Scrubthis.com) we have cool 100% cotton scrubs for our pediatric clinic in July. They went above and beyond the call of duty to provide our medical staff with the scrubs. July in Haiti is uncomfortably hot, but the cotton scrubs will help keep the clinics up and running. In addition to […]

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Fundraiser Huge Success!

Today the 5K Family run/walk race sponsored by Fitness Concepts of Gardner was held. Proceeds are to be used toward establishing a full time pediatric and prenatal clinic in Les Cayes, Haiti. Over 250 runners or walkers participated. The event grossed $26,000 for Forward in Health. This was our first fundraiser. Thanks to all of […]

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Director in Haiti Named

Forward in Health held a board meeting Saturday May 13 and unanimously voted to appoint Seaphin Lindor, better known as Roudy, to be its’ director in Haiti. He is currently transitioning from another position in Haiti, and the appointment will take effect once the transition process is over. Roudy is a life long resident of […]

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Gardner High School Beats $3K goal – May 9, 2006

With nearly two weeks to go until a run/walk road race to support medical care in Haiti, students at Gardner High School have already surpassed their goal of raising $3,000 through the event. “It’s a great thing for our school, it’s a great thing for our community, it’s a great thing for people in Haiti,” […]

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Gardner High School Waiting Room!

Wednesday March 29, 2006 John Mulqueen gave a presentation to 400 students at Gardner High School. The students were members of Project Go!, The National Honor Society, history, english, and french classes. The students have been challenged as part of their community service obligation to run or walk in the May 20th 5K family walk/run […]

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Help Building Our Pharmacy

Family Pharmicy in Ashburnham has set up an area in the pharmacy for people to throw in change (or more importantly dollars!) with the goal of $3,000 to establish the pharmacy at our new clinic. Thanks to owner Hamid Mohaghegh for his support.

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Leo’s Club Fundraiser a Success

Friday March 24, 2006, the Gardner Leo’s Club held their first dinner-dance at the Polish American Citizens Club. The Leos Club is a branch of the Lions Club and is made up of high school aged students. A spaghetti dinner was followed by dancing and a raffle. The fine volunteer work of the Leos fed […]

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Welcome

Welcome to Forward In Health – an effort to provide life sustaining health care to people of the Les Cayes region of Haiti. Here you will be able to read about our efforts as we experience them! Please check out our web site: http://ForwardInHealth.org

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