A commitment and a passion: Doctor collects, ships medical equipment for use in Kenya
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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Dec 2009, p. 11


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Kimberly Fornek
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Dr. Parag V. Patel, 43, who was born in Kenya but came to the United States as a child, is the founder of the non-profit organization, Foundation for International Cardiovascular Services. The group ships 40-foot containers of donated medical equipment and supplies to Kenya twice a year.

Photograph Dr. Paraq Patel of Wilmette with Patel's cousin, Priten Patel; his son, Tejas; his wife, Dr. Rupa Desai; an unnamed Kenyan volunteer; his daughter, Shriya, and his friends, the Harrises, and their baby.
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24 Dec 2009
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Wilmette.News.303333
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English
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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A commitment and a passion: Doctor collects, ships medical equipment for use in Kenya


Full-text article available at Wilmette Public Library