1004, 2024

Documentary on Hands on Global – YouTube

Click below to view a documentary on Hands on Global's mission to deliver medical equipemnt to Ukrainian hospitals in March 2023.

604, 2024

Reporting from Ukraine: First CAT delivery a success

First delivery happens.  We meet Max who will make sure the Combat Application Tourniquets (CATs), emergency trauma bandages and antibiotic creams are delivered to the front lines.  His expression of gratitude is sincere.  He plays an audio text from a soldier who tells him that it is a CAT that saved the life of his brother.   Max, his wife and two [...]

404, 2024

Hands On Global (HOG) Medical NGO, is back in Ukraine

HOG team members left with 16 medical suitcases weighing close to 50 pounds each.  Each suitcase was numbered, and large signs attached with the names of the doctor, designated hospital and the city, specifying:  Humanitarian Aid. Unfortunately, despite numerous attempts, we were unable to secure a Humanitarian Aid discount from the airline for baggage fees. The baggage left San Francisco airport [...]

3009, 2023

Ukraine Wrap Up – 9.30.2023

Ukraine Wrap Up “The war is always in the recesses of our mind, yet we live as normal as possible. If we cry, Russia wins.” Repeating themes we were told: We are stronger and more united than ever before in our history. We have been growing economically and we work to continue that growth. We go about our daily life [...]

2509, 2023

Doctors and their Bags – 9.25.2023

Doctors and their Bags This second trip to Ukraine as a Medical supply courier reinforced the importance of these supplies to the work that these orthopedic trauma surgeons are doing. We are moved by how humble and dedicated these doctors are. Per Dr. Rhikter, “We had to learn how to treat this new type of war trauma within days of [...]

2309, 2023

This is a hard one – 9.24.2023

There is a shortage of medical care here as all the hospitals were destroyed. Woah … it is so hot today! It will be 97. The mosquitos are bad. We all have bites all over us. We are about halfway through our Türkiye commitment for team 1. Team 2 arrives Oct 6 and I leave for Istanbul Oct 8. This [...]

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