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Women get Canvasback help

Women get Canvasback help

HILARY HOSIA Miracle workers in the form of Canvasback’s visiting OBGYN team screened close to 600 women at Majuro hospital during their recent two-week visit. The number of patients seen, pap tests conducted, cancers identified and surgeries performed underlined the demand for women’s health services in the Marshall Islands. The team identified 13 cancers and […]

Robuti sees for the first time

Robuti sees for the first time

Hundreds of local residents received life-improving surgery and treatment from Canvasback Missions team of eye experts, who wrapped up a two-week visit to Majuro last Friday. But no result was more dramatic than that of six-year-old Robuti Jack, who has been blind since he was born six years ago. He is the son of Thomas […]

The fight against diabetes

The fight against diabetes

Over the past two weeks the Canvasback Wellness Center in Majuro conducted a diabetes reversal program. Thirty-five participants learned how to fight non-communicable diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Participants were taught the importance of exercise and reducing weight. A two-pound weight loss can help reduce the chance of getting diabetes by up […]

Introducing the new Dallan

Introducing the new Dallan

Marshallese teenager Dallan Jennet was the toast of a party in New York City this past week. By all accounts the celebration closed one chapter marked by struggle and disability in this young man’s life, and opened another that has Dallan primed to reengage in a life that he had all but abandoned. Dallan spent […]