A malnourished boy being treated. He is blind in the right eye.
Oral Thrush, Aggressive Periodontitis, Alveolae Bone Loss, Hyperdontic and numerous gum diseases with maggots and puss are common to over 250,000 people in this region. None of them have any access to care except what I have been providing.
Global Wellness Ministries built a well at one of the refugee camps. The water flows from a high mountainous area to a lower level.
The people bring their water jugs to take care of their personal needs and to wash clothes.
Young boy carrying water
Young girl rescued from being killed and given as a sacrifice.
The girl's captors were cutting her throat.
A baby that had just died was brought to Dr. Verghese. He resuscitated the baby and administered an IV of coconut water. He gave the destitute mother money for food and shelter.
Severe psoriasis all over the body
A man blinded in one eye and infected in the other.
He was given everything needed, including multi-vitamins and natural antibiotics.
Natural antibiotics are preferred because strong antibiotics make these people very sick, even in the smallest doses. GI bleeding can occur and death ensues.
A group of refugees
Lining up to see the doctor
Eye infection along with cancerous growth which caused blindness (in Kolkata)
Parasitic infection of the skin and scalp due to mosquito-borne diseases
Dr. V. doing medical camp with nursing students supported by GWM
Dr. V. treating nursing students
Serving nursing students lunch after giving Bible lesson, singing, nutritional consultation and supplies