Local Medical Team Plans Kenya Mission

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Carrie Burkett
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NORTH CONWAY, NH — Dr. Lauren Frye is leading a 25-individual health care group to a clinic in Kenya up coming thirty day period to present women’s wellbeing care between other expert services. This is the third this kind of trip for Frye, a member of the women’s health team at Memorial Medical center in North Conway, New Hampshire, but the 1st in which she is the direct.

Memorial Healthcare facility staff users are joining a clinical crew heading to Kenya up coming thirty day period. Pictured are 4 out of 13 users of the workforce from Memorial Medical center (from still left) Dr. Lauren Frye, Dr. Rachel Hamilton, Krissy Collins, RN, and Michelle Loeber, RN. (MEMORIAL Clinic COURTESY Photograph)

“My initially was as a 3rd-calendar year resident as an intercontinental elective.” claimed Frye. This present group, generally centered on women’s wellbeing and pediatrics, incorporates 13 Memorial Hospital providers and personnel. They will expend 10 days at the clinic in Migori, Kenya supplying a selection of care from physical exams and surgical procedures, together with abide by-up visits for treatment begun by earlier professional medical teams.

The Migori Clinic is sponsored by the group Kenya Reduction. “We glance for demands and for what we can do to aid,” she states, adding that mortality and morbidity prices in third earth nations are “unbelievably higher.”

Set up 20 years in the past, the Kenya Aid business has designed numerous amenities to deliver health and fitness care and other services in rural Kenya, like the Migori Clinic wherever Dr. Frye’s group will be doing work from December 7 through December 18.

“The professional medical clinics are open year round,” Frye adds, “with worldwide groups arriving frequently to give health-related treatment and other human products and services.” Kenya Reduction also helps the community with drinking water projects and other advancements that can impact overall health.

Dr. Frye suggests that there has been “incredible neighborhood support” for her group considering that her journey became formal previously this summer months, which includes fundraising guidance for vacation expenses. The team is nevertheless on the lookout for other objects to choose with them, which includes socks and earrings.

“Socks are these types of an underappreciated item but beneficial in protecting healthful ft.” And the earrings? “Most little ones have their heads shaved for sanitary causes and youthful women adore possessing earrings so they can be distinguished from the boys,” claimed Frye.

For much more information and facts on how to help the workforce, get in touch with Dr. Lauren Frye at 603-356-9355 or go to KenyaRelief.org.


About Memorial Healthcare facility
Memorial Hospital is a not-for-earnings 25-mattress Important Access Hospital found in North Conway, NH, and is a member of the MaineHealth loved ones. Its healthcare facility expert services incorporate a 24-hour crisis division, surgery center, clinical laboratory, heart overall health & wellness programs, imaging providers, cardiopulmonary treatment, relatives birthing heart, oncology, chemotherapy and infusion providers. Tactics include things like major care and loved ones drugs, diabetes treatment, behavioral health, women’s wellness, podiatry, orthopedics and actual physical therapy. Memorial Healthcare facility is also property to The Merriman Property nursing house, which provides senior care companies in a snug, property-like location. For extra info, stop by www.memorialhospitalnh.org  or simply call 603-356-5461.