Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62IMPACT T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7 utreach carried out another successful dental humanitarian project in Guatemala in January and February of 2015. Dr. John Kalbleisch, an ICD Fellow, was an instrumental part of the team. he 684 patients, mostly children, were cared for over two weeks in rural and remote communities surrounding Quesada and Rio Dulce. Our volunteers worked tirelessly and endured risks to see more patients than ever before in the 13-year history of Health Outreach. Dr. Daniel Lee, on his fourth project in Guatemala, brought 11 Canadian volunteers to Quesada and the underprivileged community of San Gabriel. Almost 1,000 dental procedures were performed over ive and a half days. In the rain forest of the Rio Dulce region of Guatemala, 13 volunteers, led by Dr. Ramzi Haddad, visited and set up temporary dental clinics at ive locations over ive days. hey treated Mayan children and families in villages where access to health care is almost non- existent. New this year was a Health Outreach physician. She brought medicine for conditions prevalent in this region, especially gastro-intestinal ailments. Guatemala’s Mayan indigenous population has long been neglected and deprived of educational, health and employment opportunities. As a result, many live in poverty and isolation. he Rio Dulce region is home to many of these villages. Dr. Timothy Lee is founder and past-president, Health Outreach. O 2 5 Journal of the International College of Dentists The Health Outreach team and volunteers cared for almost 700 children over a two-week trip to remote communities surrounding Quesada and Rio Dulce, Guatemala.