Health Care in Foreign Missions

In addition to their work in the United States, the Daughters of the Province contributed their talents in various missions and provinces around the world.

Daughters' Residence at St. Margaret's Hospital, in Kanchow, China, circa 1940
The beginning of the Chinese Communist Revolution in 1945 forced the mission to close.

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Elizabeth Seton Hospital, Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1967
The American Daughters arrived in Bolivia in 1965 from the (then) Eastern Province to teach at Elizabeth Seton Hospital School of Nursing and remain active there today.

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Memorial plaque for Sister Mary Loretto Kearney's work establishing the Khon Kaen Village in Thailand to treat patients with Hansen's Disease

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Excerpt from Christmas letter to the Northeast Province, 2004
Sr. Martha Barlai-Kovach, reporting on post-flooding conditions from Hôpital Sacré Coeur (Sacred Heart Hospital), Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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Tuberculosis unit of Balombo Hospital, Balombo, Angola - 1996, with commentary by Sister Patricia Geoghegan:

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Original emblem of St. Mary Regional House in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The re-opened clinic began in 1996, and provides medium-level laboratory services, a pharmacy, and counseling for those suffering from HIV.

Foreign Missions