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Who are we

Our prime aim is to establish a reconstructive surgery and burns service in West Africa, through the training and empowerment of local doctors, anaesthetists, nurses and physiotherapists.  Our legacy is permanent self-sustaining change to the predicament of the lack of local skills.

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What we do

Reconstructive surgery has an immense role to play in Africa. There are a huge number of people, young and old, suffering from deformity and disability caused by birth defects, accidents, burns and disease. Without the aid of reconstructive surgery, many of them are often cast out of their communities with little hope of future employment, independence or quality of life.  Our work in Ghana has allowed a sustainable reconstructive surgical and burns service to be established - now a successful training hub for the region and beyond.  Using this model we are focusing our efforts on building a similar service in Sierra Leone.

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For more than two decades, we've been working to create a brighter future for a huge number of children and adults.  We rely wholly on the support of people like you to carry out our work. By donating to ReSurge Africa, you’ll know that you have personally helped bring hope to the enormous number of people affected by debilitating and disfiguring injuries in some of the world’s poorest countries.

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Reconstructive Surgery rebuilds bodies damaged by fire, accidents, cancers, war and birth defects.

We don't provide temporary services from visiting surgeons that make a short-term difference. ReSurge Africa has the long term aim of training and empowering local medical staff. These Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Nurses and Therapists have attained levels of skill that have lead to the creation of a permanent and self sustaining reconstructive surgery service in Ghana.

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95% of everything we receive is spent directly on providing support and training
for medical professionals in West Africa and the creation of self-sustaining
reconstructive surgery units across the region. Every penny, whether it’s a one-off
gift or a regular donation, helps make a massive difference.

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Canniesburn 50th Anniversary

Canniesburn Regional Plastic and Maxillofacial surgery unit, now housed in the Glasgow...

Canniesburn Regional Plastic and Maxillofacial surgery unit, now housed in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, was opened in September 1967, with JS Tough as the director, and Tom Gibson, JC Mustarde,...

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Canniesburn 50th Anniversary

Sierra Leonean Physiotherapy trainee sets off for India to begin next stage of training

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Sierra Leonean Physiotherapy trainee sets off for India to begin next stage of training

ReSurge Partner, Professor Raja Sabapathy receives Honorary Fellowship

On Wednesday June 7th Professor Raja Sabapathy was honoured by the Royal...

On Wednesday June 7th Professor Raja Sabapathy was honoured by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow with an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College in Surgery. This...

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ReSurge Partner, Professor Raja Sabapathy receives Honorary Fellowship