“Dr. Shankar Improves Health and Homes in Guatemala”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 7, 2020
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“Shelter and access to medical care are basic necessities that are often in short supply in Guatemala. When Pediatric Hospitalist Lavanya Shankar, MD, learned of an opportunity to volunteer at medical clinic and build houses around Guatemala City with her teenage daughter, Sanjana, she jumped at the chance.   “I’ve always wanted to get involved in global health to help others in need,” says Dr. Shankar. “I’m getting a graduate degree in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, and it goes hand-in-hand with this effort.” I also want to teach the next generation what the world is about and to help them recognize they have so much to offer.”   Last August, Dr. Shankar, […]
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“Tea With Me”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 6, 2020
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“HOPE’S IN, founded by Courtney McGovern, hosted an elegant tea party to celebrate the bond between mother (and grandmother, aunt, sister, and other role models) and daughter. Guests donned fascinators, floral dresses, and smiles during the sold-out event. Funds raised during the memorable event will be used by HOPE’S IN to empower families living in Guatemala City and help develop the next generation of humanitarian leaders. hopesin.org“ Read full article here.
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