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August 2013 Newsletter

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Partnership Update: Physicians for Haiti

​The presented photo shows a recent presentation with Physicians for Haiti that focused on developing leadership skills in local employees.

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New Jewelry Employment Program for SCI Women

Recently, the founder of eff.Y.bee jewelry went down to St. Boniface to establish Bay Lavi, a jewelry employment program that trains women in the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation and Community Reintegration Program with the necessary skill set and provides them with a source of income.

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Construction Underway on New Clinic

Construction at Villa has begun, and contractors are currently performing site work and excavating for underground utilities and retaining walls.

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Gardening Courses for Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries

Members of the Spinal Cord Rehabilitation and Community Reintegration Program attend a gardening course with a local agronomist on the St. Boniface campus.

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Lincoln School Raises More Than $9,000

Conor Shapiro, President and CEO of St. Boniface, addresses students at the William H. Lincoln School in Brookline, Mass. on June 28.

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Women's Health Campaign Sees Success

The Community Health and Gynecology Departments of St. Boniface Hospital recently organized a campaign with the support of the Haitian Society of Oncology. Using community radio, community health volunteers and visits to the hospital to spread the word, the staff raised awareness of the importance of screening for cervical cancer. Over the course of four days, the hospital saw a total of 435 women for this initiative alone.

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Intern Returns to Help Community

Claude Winddcheley Saturne knows the value of education, and says he has St. Boniface to thank for that.