My First Medical Brigade: A Canadian Story – by Paul Jones

Paul Jones is a 2nd year medical student at McMaster University who recently joined the founding Board of Global Brigades Canada. He brings his experience from Medical Brigades with Friends of Honduran Children as well as his social entrepreneurship experience with Students Offering Support to Global Brigades. Our journey began at 1 am on a […]

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Looking Back on the Season….

Now that the craziness of the August/September brigade season has calmed down it is easier to take some time to look back on all that has happened. I have been in Honduras now for almost three months and the time has flown by. I worked with nine groups from all over the US this season […]

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Geographic, Political, and Economic Distance to Healthcare for the Poor in Yamaguare

Honduras literally translates in Spanish to “depths,” and I felt like I truly experienced these depths today as we drove into some of the poorest rural communities in the central region of the country. I couldn’t help but be mesmerized by the lush, green hillsides overlooking the rocky roads, which seemed to be carved deep […]

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