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Patient Story: Douda Kamara

Posted Saturday August 08, 2015 by ReSurge

Douda Kamara is a six-year old boy growing up in Sierra Leone....

Douda Kamara is a six-year old boy growing up in Sierra Leone. When he was younger, he burned his hands quite badly – the kind of injury which happens to...

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Patient Story: Douda Kamara

Patient Story: Fatmata

Posted Saturday August 08, 2015 by ReSurge

Fatmata is 33 and lives in Sierra Leone. She was born with...

Fatmata is 33 and lives in Sierra Leone. She was born with cleft lip and palate, which were never treated as there were never the facilities in Sierra Leone to...

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Patient Story: Fatmata

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