By Nelson Guzman Originally sent to Friends of Paramedics for Children Here is a picture of the local Red Cross "ambulance" in Copan Ruinas, Honduras, where P.F.C.'s clinic is located. As you can see, there is NOTHING in the Red Cross ambulance to treat patients, just the cot. Also here is a picture of the [...]
By Nelson Guzman Originally sent to members of Friends of Paramedics for Children Is it true that "no good deed ever goes unpunished"? Hats off to P.F.C. and its leader Roger Harrison! In mid-July P.F.C.'s clinic's old 12 lead ECG heart monitor 'died'. Its (get this) 3.5 inch floppy drive diskette operating system became corrupted [...]
By Nelson Guzman, Friends of Paramedics for Children On July 28th, a call went out from P.F.C. for emergency donations to help transport little (4 day old) Rudin Fernando Mendes Ramirez to the hospital. P.F.C. has an emergency transportation fund for such purposes but the fund was depleted, as it often is. The call was [...]
THE PROBLEM As many of you know we deal with some of the poorest people in the world here in Honduras. In this picture, you can see Dr. Miguel holding a chicken that was used as payment for the treatment of a very sick little girl. Dr. Miguel always tells people that they don’t have to pay [...]
Annie Strauss from Canada recently volunteered at our clinic here in Honduras--here is her story! There has been a power outage every day since we have been here. No power = no running water. During all of this, a baby in active febrile seizures came into the clinic. His temperature was 39.7 Axilla (extremely high). [...]
Welcome to the Paramedics for Children podcast! Each episode is a snippet of conversation with Rodger Harrison, our founder. In this episode, Dani asked for a story about an animal, so he talked about snakes. Enjoy and subscribe!
One question that we often hear from guests and volunteers is: “Do you recycle?” “Of course we do,” I reply. They then ask where the recycle bins are, and I say, “Don’t worry about that - just throw your cans and plastic bottles in the trash can. The rest will be taken care of." You can [...]
Welcome to the Paramedics for Children podcast! Each episode is a snippet of conversation with Rodger Harrison, our founder. In this episode, he talks about how Paramedics for Children got our start, and what bags of dog food have to do with hurricanes. Enjoy and subscribe!
Welcome to the first Paramedics for Children podcast! Each episode is a snippet of conversation with Rodger Harrison, our founder. In this episode, he discusses his reason for getting the hell out of real estate, becoming a paramedic, and eventually finding his way to Honduras. Enjoy and subscribe!
Our very own Hacienda la Esperanza has just received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. The [...]