Some NM health providers already in Florida as Irma nears

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Brittany Costello KOB News September 09, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – While people from all over the country are sending donations and resources to Florida to prepare for Hurricane Irma, a Santa Fe-based organization called Global Outreach Doctors already has a team on the ground. For one Santa Fe firefighter and nurse, this is Round Two. He’s spent the last week in Houston also helping victims of Harvey. Millions are evacuating, thousands more seeking shelter and refuge from the impending storm. “I…

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New Mexicans Head to Front Lines- The New Mexican

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By Phaedra Haywood, The New Mexican Chris Hammond and Tylerr Jones are brave, but the two men also are smart enough to take seriously the risks of working in a war zone. The two friends — a doctor and nurse who met while working in the emergency room at the Los Alamos Medical Center — left New Mexico at midnight Friday and headed for the front lines in Mosul, Iraq, where U.S.-backed Iraqi troops are battling Islamic State militants in what…

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New Mexico doctor, firefighter headed to Mosul – KRQE

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico doctor and firefighter are about to embark on a very dangerous lifesaving mission. Doctor Chris Hammond, who works at Los Alamos Medical Center, and Tylerr Jones, who is a firefighter, EMT and registered ER-nurse in Los Alamos, are going to Mosul, Iraq. They will be treating casualties in the war zone. Both volunteered as part of the group Global Outreach Doctors. They’ve been told to prepare to treat blast and gunshot injuries in...
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Santa Fe doctor, nurse volunteering to help in Iraq – ABQ Journal

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Tylerr Jones, a registered nurse at Los Alamos Medical Center emergency room and a Santa Fe fireman. By Rick Nathanson / Journal Staff Writer The video images of the dead, particularly the children, after a chemical bombing earlier this week in Syria, only serves as a reminder to Tylerr Jones and Chris Hammond of why the work they will be doing is so critically important. Jones, a registered nurse, and Hammond, a physician, both from Los Alamos, will be catching…

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Global Outreach Doctors Providing medical care for refugees from the Battle for Mosul – KSFR

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Dave Marash, host Here and There news show on KSFR, talks with Dr. Andrew Lustig about the latest Global Outreach Doctors deployment in Jordan. "...back from another tour in the Middle East, this time in the Jordanian capitol of Amman, then to Iraqi Kurdistan from Erbil, east of Mosul, to Dohuk, near Iraq’s western border with Turkey, with visits in Iraq’s Nineveh Province, to one of the biggest and a few of the fastest-growing camps for people fleeing the battle...
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Interview: The Health Bridge

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Published on Aug 8, 2016 Today’s guest on The Health Bridge is a man focused on solutions. Dr. Andrew Lustig volunteers his time, energy, and knowledge to people in need all over the globe. He is the founder and president of Global Outreach Doctors which gathers a team of dedicated medical professionals who volunteer their time and expertise. The difference though with Global Outreach Doctors is that they provide both western and eastern medical practitioners. Not only are there doctors,…

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Interview: Syrian Border refugee crisis – KSFR Radio

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KSFR hosts Dr. Andrew Lustig to discuss the latest deployment of Global Outreach Doctors along the Syrian Border. “First he sold his video business; then he became an EMT. Now he leads medical care missions around the world. Andrew Lustig of Santa Fe and Global Outreach Doctors on what he learned treating Syrian refugees in Jordan.”

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Spotlight: Santa Fe nonprofit provides medical care to areas in need

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Originally Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:00 pm | Updated: 10:09 pm, Sat Apr 30, 2016. By Anne Constable The New Mexican The 10-year-old boy had stooped down to pick up a box along the road. When Bashar woke up, his legs and half an arm were missing. He was maimed by an improvised explosive device, or IED. His father had been killed in Syria and now he was alone in Zaatari, a refugee camp in Jordan about six miles…

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Santa Fe Doctor Deploying to Syrian Border

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Dr. Andrew Lustig assisting arriving refugees in Lesvos, Greece. Photo by Malek Abu Grara. Los Alamos Daily Post: Submitted by Chris Clark on March 15, 2016 – 3:32am SANTA FE – Global Outreach Doctors (GoDocs), a humanitarian organization of MDs, RNs, DOMs and other professionals led by Naturopath Dr. Andrew Lustig of Santa Fe is about to deploy a team of 12 March 29 to the Syrian/Jordan border. The Zataari Refugee Camp just passed its third anniversary and shelters more…

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When the earth shakes, the hearts tremble

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Ingrid Schutt | www.passeportsante.net | End of April 2015, Andrew Lustig, who I worked with in Haiti in 2010, asked me to join his medical relief team in Nepal. I accepted without the least hesitation. For those who are the least familiar with homeopathic medicine, on top of treating chronic and acute illnesses, it is well known for its efficiency and safety in treating a vast range of physical trauma and emergencies. It is broadly used for head, eye, muscular…

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Local doctor helps Nepal earthquake victims

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DR. MIKE KIERNAN, a physician with Porter Hospital’s emergency department, spent more than a week in Nepal late last month to treat people injured in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Here he poses with some children from one of several villages he visited. Photo by Mike Morse. MIDDLEBURY — One can certainly say that Dr. Mike Kiernan faces many challenges as a physician with Porter Hospital’s Emergency Department. Each day can bring different maladies and injuries for him to diagnose and…

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