OGACHI Blog

Personalized Health Assessments

June 20, 2018

We visited our families and used our personalized health assessment questions to gather as much information as possible. We took blood pressures, pulses and listened to their heart and lung sounds. The information gathered assisted us in developing our presentation topics that we would give to the members of the community next week.

UPOLI Community Health Assessments

May 31, 2018

Today, we met the local families who we will be completing health assessments on. We formed four groups of two and were paired with one UPOLI student. Esther, Eliette, Conys, and Joseling are all second-year nursing students. They help facilitate communication between us and our families. The four families we are working with are very diverse and present with different health challenges.

Hello Nicaragua!

April 25, 2018

We would like to thank Julie and the entire OGACHI team for their unwavering efforts to plan and rearrange our travel to Nicaragua. After the Nicaraguan government updated their travel document requirements a few days before departure, they worked tirelessly to obtained the necessary credentials so our trip could continue a few days later without a hitch.

Until Next Time UST...

March 21, 2018

I cannot believe we are actually nearing the end of #TeamLikha2017!

After being immersed into the rural community in the Philippines, their healthcare system, and its policies, the day has finally come for us to present an overview of the United States’ prison/healthcare system.

The Aeta Community

February 19, 2018

Awakened by the giggles of children, the blaring horn of the local jeepneys, and early morning conversations of UST students on their way to class, I knew it was time to get the day started.

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