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Search Term 1973
Number of Photo records 49
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Image of Brazil Maceio - COMSAT on SS HOPE

Brazil Maceio - COMSAT on SS HOPE

HOPE President and founder Dr. William B. Walsh with ship administrator Dennis Lucey and COMSAT representative Kim Kaiser on deck with COMSAT receiver which was in operation for HOPE during the ship's 1973 teachng-treatment mission in Maceio, Brazil.

Image of Brazil Maceio - Various pictures of Maceio - 1973

Brazil Maceio - Various pictures of Maceio - 1973

Image 1: Saying farewells in Baltimore were Susan Agnew and her mother, Mrs. Spiro T. Agnew, wife of the former Vice President. Miss Agnew served as a volunteer as assistant librarian for Project HOPE in Maceio, Brazil. Image 3: HOPE President and founder Dr. William B. Walsh feeds letter to President Nixon into COMSAT telecopier which will instantaneously relay the letter to the COMSAT receiver in Washington, D.C. COMSAT equipment was in operation for Project HOPE during its 1973 teaching mission in Maceio, Brazil. Project HOPE has continued its medical teaching-treatment programs in Maceio, now conducted through the outpatient clinic at the Ambulatorio. Image 4: In Maceio, Brazil, H

Image of Brazil Maceio - Arrival in Maceio, Brazil

Brazil Maceio - Arrival in Maceio, Brazil

Image 4: Celebrating the arrival of Project HOPE in Maceio, Brazil: HOPE volunteer, Daniel Verne, DDS: Mrs. William B. Walsh, wife of Project HOPE's President and founder; the Governor of Alagoas, Afranio Lopes; and HOPE volunteers, Frank Evans, DDS; and Joseph Wagner, MD.

Image of Brazil Maceio - Various pictures of staff and services on SS HOPE

Brazil Maceio - Various pictures of staff and services on SS HOPE

HOPE physicians, dentists, nurses, and allied health personnel work side-by-side with host country counterparts, teaching while they treat. In this way Project HOPE is able to leave behind a wealth of knowledge -- a legacy for future generations.

Image of Brazil Maceio - Various health exams and visits.

Brazil Maceio - Various health exams and visits.

Image 1: On a public health visit, Randall Riggs, medical student; Dr. Martin Shearn, Chief of Staff for HOPE's 1973 mission; Lynn Reynolds, public health coordinator; and Gerry Kempf, health educator take a tour of Main Street, Pontal, in northeast Brazil. Project HOPE centers its medical teaching-treatment programs in nearby Maceio, at the out-patient clinic of the Ambulatorio.

Image of Brazil Maceio - Various exams and services.

Brazil Maceio - Various exams and services.

Image 1: An operation on a neck fistula by Dr. Jack Mahoney (center), his Brazilian counterpart, Dr. Ulpio Miranda, and HOPE nurse Bobbie Wright is performed in Maceio, Brazil.

Image of Brazil Maceio - Various services, volunteers and children.

Brazil Maceio - Various services, volunteers and children.

Image 11: Stately and Serene at Dockside, Maceio, Brazil, the SS HOPE within is teeming with US physicans, dentists, nurses, and allied health personnel teaching the very latest medical skills to their host country counterparts. While teaching, they also treat -- the ship itself was a fully equipped hospital, in Maceio for her 11th medical teaching-treatment mission.

Image of Brazil Maceio - Pathology - Cytology Team

Brazil Maceio - Pathology - Cytology Team

Pathology-Cytology Staff - University of Alagoas, Maceio, Brazil Left to Right: Irene Marcia Calvacente, Brazilian Cytology Technician; Sherrel L. Bradford, CT (ASCP) IAC - HOPE Cytotechnologist; Roland Simon, MD, Pathologist - University; Ivone Simon, MD, Pathologist - University

Image of Brazil Maceio - COMSAT Equipment

Brazil Maceio - COMSAT Equipment

Image #1 - EKG transmission took place between the famous hospital ship SS HOPE docked in Maceio, Brazil, and Washington, DC during the ship's 11th teaching-treatment mission in 1973. Transmission if medical information was facilitated by COMSAT's communication satellites.