Rural Health Care Initiative
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Pictures from “Opening the Doors” October 29, 2017

Here’s a gallery of pictures from our Open the Doors Celebration in October. It features Duniya Drum and Dance and all the wonderful people who came out to support our work. It was a colorful and wonderful event to raise money so we could get the Birth Waiting Home in Tikonko up and running.

Carol Nelson

Board Chair

Carol Nelson MD is a retired physician from the U of MN Boynton Health Women's Clinic and St. Paul Primary Care Clinic with 38 years of primary care experience. In 2013, 2015 and December 2016-January 2017, she traveled to Tikonko in Sierra Leone. During the recent trip, she facilitated a Helping Babies Breathe training session for the Traditional Birth Attendants in Tikonko Chiefdom. Dr. Nelson is currently pursuing her Master's of Public Health at the U of MN School of Public Health, with a focus on Global Health.

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