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Patient Story: Mary Okine

Posted Saturday August 08, 2015 by ReSurge

Mary Okine, aged 8, lives in an area near Accra where the...

Mary Okine, aged 8, lives in an area near Accra where the tropical disease Buruli Ulcer is endemic. When we met her, bacteria had removed most of the skin from...

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Patient Story: Mary Okine

Patient Story: Amekoudi

Posted Thursday August 06, 2015 by ReSurge

Amekoudi is a young man from Togo, the country immediately to the...

Amekoudi is a young man from Togo, the country immediately to the east of Ghana. He is an albino and albinos throughout Africa are ravaged by skin cancer as their...

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Patient Story: Amekoudi

Patient Story: Ruth Arthurs

Posted Thursday August 06, 2015 by ReSurge

Ruth Arthurs was two when she came to the hospital in Accra...

Ruth Arthurs was two when she came to the hospital in Accra with her mum. Ruth was born with a cleft palate and lip. As a happy baby the effect...

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Patient Story: Ruth Arthurs

Patient Story: John Bortey

Posted Thursday August 06, 2015 by ReSurge

John Bortey is a cheerful young man whose face and head were...

John Bortey is a cheerful young man whose face and head were ravaged by the disease, Noma. Noma is characteristic of malnourishment and is known as “the face of poverty”....

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Patient Story: John Bortey

Sierra Leonean Nurse trainees – SRN training at Njala University, Sierra Leone

Posted Wednesday July 29, 2015 by ReSurge

Earlier this year, with the support of ReSurge Africa, three Sierra Leonean nurse...

Earlier this year, with the support of ReSurge Africa, three Sierra Leonean nurse candidates started their SRN training at Njala University in Bo, Sierra Leone. Foday Koroma,  Fatmata Jalloh and Augustine...

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Sierra Leonean Nurse trainees – SRN training at Njala University, Sierra Leone

Dr Levi Ankrah gives presentation at the BAPRAS Summer Meeting 2015 – Bruges, Belgium

Posted Wednesday July 29, 2015 by ReSurge

The BAPRASSummer Meeting 2015 was held in conjunction with the Royal Belgian society for...

The BAPRASSummer Meeting 2015 was held in conjunction with the Royal Belgian society for Plastic Surgery (RBSPS) in the outstandingly beautiful city of Bruges from 25th to 27th of June 2015.  The venue...

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Dr Levi Ankrah gives presentation at the BAPRAS Summer Meeting 2015 – Bruges, Belgium

NHS Doctor Guy Stanley visits Ghana as deadly floods strike

Posted Tuesday June 09, 2015 by ReSurge

NHS Doctor, Dr Guy Stanley, with a special interest in Burns and...

NHS Doctor, Dr Guy Stanley, with a special interest in Burns and reconstructive surgery is visiting Accra in Ghana as part of a research project.  Dr Stanley arrived on June...

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NHS Doctor Guy Stanley visits Ghana as deadly floods strike

Floods in Ghana, and subsequent gas explosion brings tragedy to many

Posted Tuesday June 09, 2015 by ReSurge

The devastation brought about by deadly floods in Accra Ghana on 3rd...

The devastation brought about by deadly floods in Accra Ghana on 3rd June and subsequent gas station explosion has brought tragedy to hundreds of individuals either killed or injured. The...

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Floods in Ghana, and subsequent gas explosion brings tragedy to many

Take part in ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’

Posted Monday June 08, 2015 by ReSurge

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth was inaugurated on Commonwealth Day 2014 and was immediately embraced as a...

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth was inaugurated on Commonwealth Day 2014 and was immediately embraced as a pioneering and innovative new way for people to celebrate the Commonwealth in local communities. Flags were raised at over 750 places...

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Take part in ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’

Allan Robert Burns receives his MBE

Posted Monday June 08, 2015 by ReSurge

In May Mr Allan Robert Burns collected his MBE from HRH Prince...

In May Mr Allan Robert Burns collected his MBE from HRH Prince Charles, at Buckingham Palace. Allan received this honour for setting up Bobath Scotland, a centre that helps children...

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Allan Robert Burns receives his MBE