In Memory of Wouter Nolet (1987-2019)
It is with the biggest regret that we have been informed of the death of our friend and beloved colleague in Global Health and Tropical Medicine.
Surgical Cases seen on the Hospital Ship
The days fly by and we are almost reaching the end of the surgical part of this mission. One of the cases is a 17 year old young man, Moshoraf. He has a cleft lip and has never been operated before. Usually, cleft lips are reconstructed during the first year after a child is born. We talk with Moshoraf to find out why did not have reconstruction earlier.
Surgery Kick-Off at the Hospital Ship
After a couple of days, we have found a sort of routine together with the local team here in Bangladesh: In the early mornings we run a few kilometers with each other, while the sun rises.
Reconstructive Surgical Mission Bangladesh
Last Monday, September 18th, our surgical team arrived in Bangladesh for a reconstructive surgical mission. During this mission, we will take you with us in a few blog posts.
5th Surgical Mission Haidom Lutheran Hospital
One of the visions of Global surgery Amsterdam is a ‘diagonal approach’ to improve access to, and surgical capacity of, a local healthcare system in LMICs.