Six Solidarity Bridge missioners depart on a weeklong Gynecologic Surgery Mission Trip with an ambitious goal: to restore and improve the quality of life for women who lack access to vital treatment.
In the final blog from our 2017 Multi-Specialty Mission Trip, new staffer, Rocio Mendez-Rozo, shares her experiences as a first-time missioner.
Chaplains are important members of our mission team, they help missioners to reflect on their experiences and accompany our patients during their time in the hospital. Hear more about about their work in today's blog.
In the first day of the mission trip, the team was welcomed by our Bolivian partners and had the opportunity to enter into a reality that is new to them. They are learning about both the richness of the Bolivian culture and landscape, as well as the immense struggles that come with deep poverty and inadequate access to health care.
As 21 missioners fly south to serve patients in Punata, Bolivia, Solidarity Bridge Executive Director Ann Rhomberg reflects on the trip as a chance to heal, connect, and find nourishment.
The populations of Bolivia and Illinois are similar in size. But when it comes to health care access, just a few key statistics reveal stark contrasts.
Solidarity Bridge friends, supporters, and missioners came together on September 9 for our annual mission team send-off.
A healthy heartbeat is something that pacemaker patients like Patricia can never take for granted. Once patients receive an implant through Solidarity Bridge, we commit to their permanent, lifetime follow-up care.
In her last update from our General Surgery Mission Trip in Santa Cruz, Dr. Kim Grahl shares a reflection on finding your way when there is no clear path forward.