Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug
17
2016

Reflections on my Second Medical Mission

Dr. Ferman, center, with Armenian medical colleagues at Health Center, Lori marz

By Debra Ann Ferman, MD Armenian summers are often hot and the medical facilities have no air conditioning. The remote villages at times have limited water and electricity, which affects the local health center. This year I worked at medical clinics in six different Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) villages. Three talented COAF physicians organized …

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Aug
05
2016

So Meaningful to Include our Daughters

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By Carla Simonian MD My week in Armenia, providing obstetrical and gynecological care tounder served women in rural areas of Armenia was very meaningful and fulfilling.  In my case, as an OB/GYN in Hackensack, NJ, I was delighted that I was able to bring my two daughters, Sophia, age 15 and Olivia, age 11, along …

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