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June 22, 2011

GRI serves in difficult places where the needs are great and other charitable organizations are reluctant to venture. I had the opportunity last fall to teach medics at the GRI course on the Thai-Burma border. It's an unstable area with only the most basic health care.

I was impressed by how much the medic students had learned in a short period of time, and how all the logistical challenges (housing, teaching facility, translators) had been overcome. This sort of training offers hope and practical assistance in this difficult area.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The medic training course on the Thai-Burma border.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Work toward strengthening health care delivery beyond training. Expand this model to other areas.

Volunteer & Taught in a medic training course.