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03 042009

Shipments to Nicaragua – Bangor Daily News

Robyn Frick clinical engineering manager at EMMC loads hospital equipment into a truck in Brewer that will later be shipped to Nicaragua. Frick is one of the volunteers who help out the organization Partners in Health founded by Dr. Robert Bach. The equipment may be outdated for use in area hospitals but it is all

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Leadership, Assistance, and Effectiveness

Board of World Mission of the Moravian Church Dr. Florence Levy,whose mother was for many years nursing director of the hospital in Puerto Cabezas, and who is an M.D. with special graduate training in public health in England, was appointed coordinator of the Moravian health care program and became responsible for oversight of the

29 092005

Beyond our hospital walls – Coastlines

When Robert Bach, MD, a surgeon at St. Luke’s Hospital, met Ronald Robles he knew the gravely injured Nicaraguan teen’s only chance for survival lay in obtaining medical services in the U.S. What Dr. Bach didn’t know was how employees at St. Luke’s would embrace the young man and his mother and provide them with

02 072005

Hands of a Surgeon – The Standard Times

This story appeared on Page A1 of The Standard-Times on July 2, 2005 HANDS OF A SURGEON Dartmouth doctor Robert Bach performs miracles in Nicaragua By BETH DAVID, Standard-Times correspondent DARTMOUTH -- Positivo! Positivo! That's what Gail Bach heard as she ran down a Boston street, convinced that they'd be late.The words of encouragement came

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Health care group to serve in Nicaragua

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The sick and injured will travel miles on foot or by boat to get the medical help that a group of northern Maine health care professionals plan to provide next month in the outback of Nicaragua. In April, a group of people employed at Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, Eastern Maine Medical Center