Emergency surgery saves the lives of two women

Fatmata, age 35, lives in a small farming village in Sierra Leone. Fatmata’s uterus had been bloated with fibroid growths to the point of threatening her life. Just four days after a complete hysterectomy and two blood transfusions made possible with funds from Africa Surgery Netherlands, Fatmata was able to walk from her hospial bed […] Lees verder →

Recent results from Sierra Leone

Africa Surgery would like to show some of the recent results. Mariatu right leg had developed a painful infection in the bone right above her knee.  Africa Surgery had Mariatu receive surgery by a team of orthopedic surgeons visiting Sierra Leone from Germany, with a visibly positive affect.   Abu was found walking slowly with […] Lees verder →

Africa Surgery Report for 2015

TOM’S TRIP REPORT FROM SIERRA LEONE – MAY 6 TO AUG. 8, 2015 The Ebola epidemic which devastated Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia made it dangerous for me to visit Sierra Leone in October 2014 as I had planned. A visit then would have been unproductive because the hospitals and clinics I work with stopped […] Lees verder →