Women in Surgery 2018 EART

                          Every year, Mission: Restore makes an active effort to ensure that women surgeons are well-represented at our annual East Africa Regional Training (EART). We’re excited to announce that thanks to our new Women in Surgery Initiative, we had...

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New Nurse Training Track!

For the very first time, Mission: Restore further enhanced the annual East Africa Regional Training (EART) by adding a nurse training track to run alongside the surgeon track. This was made possible by a partnership with LifeNet International, an amazing organization...

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Spotlight: Shamya Merali (Summer Research Fellow)

Shamya Merali, 23 years old, Summer Research Fellow at Mission: Restore since May 2018. I come from Mwanza, an increasingly busy and beautiful town/city on the shores of Lake Victoria in the north of Tanzania. I am of Indian heritage and I was raised in Mwanza on a...

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2018 EART — The Whole Story

Monday, July 9: This marked the beginning of Mission: Restore's 2018 East Africa Regional Training (EART) in Entebbe, Uganda. The week has been filled with engaging lectures and practical hands-on surgeries. For the first time since the inception of the EART, we...

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Mission: Restore’s EART: Looking back and forward

As summer relaxation kicks in, Mission: Restore is preparing for our biggest event of the year: Our 2018 Eastern African Regional Training trip (EART). It begins July 9th and ends July 13th. This year, the conference will take place in CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital in...

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Meet New Summer Intern: Sarah Hatchett

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela My name is Sarah Hatchett and I am Mission: Restore’s summer intern. I will be managing the blog posts and social media until August. I am currently a rising senior in high...

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Summer Intern Spotlight

“If I’m walking down the riverbank, and a man is drowning, even if I don’t know how to swim very well, I feel this urge that the right thing to do is to try and save that person.”  -Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health My name is Daniel...

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Integrating Nurse Training

February 26 – March 2, 2018, Mission: Restore and Bugando Medical Centre completed a fourth surgical training trip in reconstructive and plastic surgery together in Mwanza, Tanzania. The training marked our first dual program to train surgeons and nurse staff on burns...

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