East Africa Regional Training 2017

On June 19-21, 2017, Mission: Restore hosted the 2nd Annual East Africa Regional Training (EART) on reconstructive surgery and post-operative care in partnership with Coast General Hospital, Smile Train, and the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa...

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Summer Intern Spotlight

My name is Nayab, the newest member of Mission:Restore as the summer intern. I am from Queens, New York, but currently studying Biology and Nonprofit Leadership at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In the summer of 2015, I interned at a government hospital...

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EAST AFRICA REGIONAL TRAINING 2017

Annually, Mission: Restore hosts the East Africa Regional Training, which brings together surgeons from hospitals throughout Africa.We provide hands-on reconstructive surgical training, lectures, workshops, and offer surgeons networking opportunities to share common...

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MWANZA COMMUNITY WOUND CARE PROGRAM

In Mwanza, Tanzania and throughout east Africa, wound care and infection are largely overlooked health issues. Making this issue more complex is the inaccessibility to medical and follow up care that many patients living in rural and sub-urban areas of Tanzania face....

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SURGICAL TRAINING TRIP, TANZANIA

The training at Bugando Medical Centre was a successful week of surgery and learning. With surgeon educator, Dr. Silvio Podda, and local surgeons coming together to perform 14 surgeries. The procedures varied in complexity and accomplished our ongoing goal of meeting...

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DROUGHT TODAY, SURGERY TOMORROW

“Over 36 million people in Southern and Eastern Africa face hunger largely due to drought and high temperatures…An unexpected but real impact of drought and hunger is the increase of household burn injuries for children.” Read the full article written by Program...

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MICHELLE’S MISSION: DRIVING DATA TO SUPPORT SURGEONS

2017 is Mission: Restore’s year of data. With the launch of our 3×3000 Campaign we will harness the power of data to measure the impact of our integrated programs. 2017 has also brought a new member to the Mission: Restore team – Research Fellow: Michelle Zavila....

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BRAIN DRAIN

By Kate McAuliff There is a Swahili Proverb, which says, “Where there are experts there will be no lack of learners.” At one of the partner hospitals Mission: Restore works with, the opposite is happening. Where there are no experts, no one can be a learner. The...

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JOINT CASES: NAIROBI, KENYA|NEW YORK, USA

This January, a team of pediatric and plastic surgery specialists including Mission: Restore Founder, Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh successfully separated 11-month old conjoined twins, Ballanie and Bellanie. The 21-hour-long surgery was the first of its kind at the Maria Farero...

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