Our Stories

  • COVID-19 Social Distancing Tips

    Social Distancing Tips   If you’re accustomed to socializing frequently or even only a few times a week, limiting yourself to little to no contact with others may seem incredibly difficult. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials have advised to maintain a social distance of 6 feet or more to slow the spread of the virus. Officials claim if

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  • COVID-19 Statement

    Copy of TGH COVID-19 Response

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  • New from the field: specialty care for teen with rare genetic disease

    We recently led a physical therapy specialty brigade in January to the Dominican Republic. Among the volunteers was Dr. Brittney Millspaugh Storms, PT, DPT, MBA, NCS, who is a professor at Indiana State University. This was her 3rd time participating on a Timmy Trip to the Dominican Republic.    During her first trip, she practiced alongside general medical professionals on

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  • New from the Field: Long-term Partnerships for Long-term Health

    While primary care is growing more accessible through local health systems in many places where we work, specialty care remains limited, and very difficult to attain for many families living in impoverished or remote communities. This month, we partnered with Hospital Padre Carollo in Quito and Medical Missions for Children, who come to Quito twice a year to perform free

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  • A Day in the Life of a Timmy MPC: Abby

    A Day in the Life of a Timmy MPC: Abby Abby is the current Medical Programs Coordinator in MonteCristi, Dominican Republic. She is originally from a small town in North-Eastern Ohio, but has spent the last 5 years living and working abroad in Latin America and now, the Caribbean. After graduating from the University of Mont Union, Abby spent 3

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  • Local Leaders for Global Health: Dra. Diana Franco

    Increasingly, local medical professionals in the countries where we work are serving as volunteers on Timmy Medical Service Trips. Below is a blog written by Dra. Diana Franco, a doctor from Quito, Ecuador, who volunteered during a clinic week in Guangaje, Ecuador, with two of her friends. Thank you, Dra. Diana! My name is Diana Franco and I am a

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  • A Day in the Life of a Timmy MPC: Devan

    A Day in the Life of a Timmy MPC: Devan -Guangaje, Ecuador- Although Devan is originally from the smallest of all 50 states, her passion for health and humanity stretches globally. That interest was sparked by a public health service trip to Central America as an undergraduate at Boston University. Since finishing her Master of Public Health, she has spent

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  • Gracias, Dr. Garcia

    Gracias, Dr. Garcia “To touch the sky with your own hands.” This is how Dr. Miguel Garcia-Tatis describes the last 15 years of his medical career spearheading the public health program in MonteCristi, Dominican Republic, alongside our partner organization, BANELINO, and in collaboration with Timmy Global Health. Dr. Garcia attributes his drive to provide primary health care services and preventative

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  • Celebrating Local Champions for Global Health: Dr. Liliana Pacheco

    In Tena and Chontapunta, Ecuador, in the Amazon river basin, our partner organization Sumak Kawsay Wasi, the social branch of the provincial government. Partnership with local services like this offer the greatest opportunity for a lasting impact on the communities in which we work through supporting the efforts and expertise of local actors.  Dr. Liliana Pacheco works at the Sumak

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