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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 […]

US eye docs restore sight

US eye docs restore sight

HILARY HOSIA As expected, the wall inside the temporary command center for visiting miracle workers Canvasback Missions at Majuro hospital was filled with colorful sticky notes, each representing patients who were treated or were scheduled to undergo surgery with the eye specialists. Those familiar with Canvasback Missions, especially patients who received life-changing surgeries over the […]