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The Baking Soda Project was recently featured on the Georgetown University Medical Center homepage:
"Imagine the dangers of cooking inside your home on a charcoal stove while your young children play at your feet. That’s the deadly reality of many living in Haiti where kitchen fires quickly get out of hand leading devastating burns that leave many, especially children, maimed and in excruciating pain..."
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By Bernès Chalumeau, M.D.
"Caring for burned patients is a challenge, even in the most advanced burn centers around the world. Infection, wound healing, pain management, nutritional support and physical therapy are all essential components of the healing process requiring caregivers with experience and expertise. In Haiti, these challenges may seem insurmountable.
Burns in Haiti are often a result of common occurrences, such as cooking over open flames, using oil lamps for lighting or house fires from faulty, unreliable electricity..." Click here to continue reading on the CRUDEM website
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