Tanzania 2021

Here’s to long distance learning! One year ago, I attended the (RDTC) Regional Dermatology Training Centre CME conference in Moshi, Tanzania. I had an incredible time, sharing knowledge with my African colleagues. This week was the 26th RDTC virtual conference. I was able to attend, without leaving home. Although, due...

Tanzania 2020

This January, I travelled to Moshi,Tanzania to attend 3 incredible dermatology meetings. I took part in the 6th African Dermatopathology Conference, the 25th Regional Dermatology Training Centre International CME conference and the Tropical Dermatology in Tanzania conference. I was able to meet dermatologists from across Africa, Europe and even a...

Kenya 2019

This summer, I joined a medical team to do some dermatology training at Baraka Hospital in Narok, Kenya. I volunteered  through “Me to We”, and this project was  called “We Medical Trips Dermatology program”. I was last in Kenya in 2012 and it was wonderful to return to see the ongoing improvements....

Haiti 2018

I had a very successful trip to Haiti this summer, spending over 2 weeks volunteering at Hôpital Bon Samaritain (HBS) in Limbé, Haiti. I spent my days seeing patients in the out -patient clinic of the hospital. I worked with the Haitian physicians, including 5 young Haitian doctors who had...

Haiti 2017

I had a very successful 2 weeks volunteering in Haiti this summer. The photo below was taken flying into Cap Haitien. The highlight of my trip was being picked up in the truck that I helped the hospital acquire this year, by starting a fundraising campaign . “My sincere thanks...

Haiti 2016

This summer, I spent 2 weeks volunteering at the Hôpital Bon Samaritain in Limbé, Haiti. I usually ship ahead boxes of supplies to Haiti, prior to my visit, and I also carry 2 heavily laden suitcases with me. As usual, I flew into Cap Haïtien, the largest northern city in Haiti. A...

Haiti 2015

During my 3 weeks in Haiti this summer, I had a few projects that I wished to work on, as well as seeing patients in the clinics and wards and teaching. My First Project: 1: Introducing a new lab test to the staff at Hopital Bon Samaritain (HBS) in Limbe, Haiti Many...

Haiti 2013

Dr. Nield travelled to Haiti in May, 2013.Once again, she was able to bring an abundance of much needed medicines and supplies to Hopital Bon Samaritain, in Limbe, Haiti. She volunteered primarily in the out- patient department of the hospital, diagnosing and treating many patients with skin conditions commonly seen...

Haiti 2012

Dr. Nield volunteered as a medical student in 1982 to work in a community based hospital in Haiti. Since then, she has been involved with providing aid to Haiti. In recent years, Dr. Nield has been travelling to Haiti to provide dermatological care at the Hôpital Bon Samaritain (HBS) in...