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Medical Stats from April Trip

Medical highlights of our trip. Of the 680 kids , 330 were healthy and 350 were in need of medical care or given prescription drugs. 7.5% were found to be undernourished with short stature and low weight gain. 11% had severe dental caries, 15% had Tinea Capitis , a fungal hair infection. 14% were treated for diarrhea and parasite infection. 11% treated for acute infection, 3 patients are receiving ongoing treatment for seizure disorder, 3 patients are getting asthma treatment, 4 had vision loss, 2 treated for pneumonia , 2 patients getting ongoing migraine management, 1 patient with second degree burn. Also saw Mumps, Bell's Palsy.

learning to make a spacer out of a paper cut for his asthma inhaler

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