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RIOA Members Report Widely Successful (& Highly Impactful) Northeast VOSH Panama Mission

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Long-time VOSH volunteers and RIOA members Dr. Lawrence Ginsberg and Carl Sakovits were joined by Dr. Stephen Montaquila, Dr. Dena Hall and Dr. Alyssa Campagnone to help provide quality health care to those with limited means or access as part of the Northeast Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (VOSH) mission to Panama.  They were joined by their volunteer colleagues in dentristry, general medicine and audiology for the nine day February mission serving residents of the Penonome disrtrict,

All told, 4182 health care visits were provided by the volunteers.  The numbers of lives impacted as a result of this service-centered mission were:

Eye Care - 2322

Medicine - 1273

Audiology - 237

Dental - 350

THANK YOU FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

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March 7, 2019

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