As the team flew back home to America last week, Pastor Paul mentioned he had a pain in his leg. By the time he reached the hospital, he could not walk. Thankfully, the doctors immediately located a large blood clot and took action quickly.
We are praising God that we took him to the hospital in time so that the clot does not affect his heart. Today, he is on heavy medications, unable to walk for several weeks, and taking many trips back and forth to the hospital for follow-ups, more tests, and evaluations.
Early (eeeaaarrrrrly) this coming Sunday morning (12:01 am, to be exact), a team of college students and their leaders will begin their trek over to the ROWAN village in Uganda.
Remember when we posted about a Hepatitis outbreak in our community? Several of you stepped up to help – THANK YOU. You helped get the ball rolling and made a serious dent in protecting our community from this disease!
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MEET CANA DITTY
The Mayo Clinic describes Hepatitis B as “a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). For some people, hepatitis B infection becomes chronic, meaning it lasts more than six months. Having chronic hepatitis B increases your risk of developing liver failure, liver cancer or cirrhosis — a condition that permanently scars the liver.”
We need to test and vaccinate all ROWAN members immediately, as this is highly contagious and is going around the village. One family is already infected, and we want to stop this before it spreads!
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