When Bless Back began its dental care initiatives in Grand Goave, Haiti back in 2012, we made a conscious decision to focus our care on children. Our partners at Mission of Hope International have over 800 students in two schools, so we saw an opportunity to change the overall trajectory of their oral health with
One of the questions frequently asked of Bless Back is, “Where do you get the medications you use in your clinic?” This is a pivotal question because patient safety is our top priority! In Haiti, the problems with medicine are multi-faceted. On the supply side, pharmaceuticals are not regulated, therefore the market is filled with
What’s your “Health Literacy”? It’s the understanding you use whenever you have a new ache or pain. You take what you know about anatomy, add information you glean from doctors and other sources, follow the instructions on medicine bottles, then pursue a wise course of action. The population in vulnerable places like Haiti is often
Did you know that Bless Back has its own customized Electronic Medical Records system? We’ve been on the cutting edge of medicine in Haiti and Nicaragua since 2014 when we established the use of digitized medical charts. In most developing countries, medical records are a low priority, but any good doctor will tell you that
3rd Annual Bless Back Worldwide Chili Cookoff Sample unlimited chili and cast your vote between 1:00 and 4:00 pm to crown a winner in categories like "Best Overall", "Tongue Burner" and "Most Creative". Enjoy LIVE MUSIC, raffles and family-friendly fun, all benefiting local non-profit Bless Back Worldwide's mission to serve those in need.
By Dr. Mike Fruscione | October 22, 2018I just got back from our Haiti medical mission trip and am so grateful to Spaugh Dameron Tenny and Bless Back Worldwide for this amazing opportunity. I cannot rave enough about every aspect of the trip- from the wonderful patients we met, to the care we provided and the culture we experienced.Bless