GHO in Rwanda

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Medge D. Owen, M.D.

Congratulations to Medge D. Owen, M.D. winner of the 2015 Nicholas Greene, M.D. Humanitarian Award. Learn more ›

 

 
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ASA Monitor Feature

2015 Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program winner, Rachel Freschet, M.D., shares her experience in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more ›

 

GHO Anesthesia Alerts

April 27, 2016

Anesthesia for Global Outreach Course, Boston

Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA. Dates: Friday, October 7 - Sunday, October 9, 2016. Register Now: Limited Availability! This three-day course is designed to assist anesthesia providers travelling to developing countries or austere environments for service or capacity development in anesthesia and critical care. For more information: www.AnesthesiaGlobalOutreach.com.

 

April 26, 2016

Anesthesiologists Needed for a Touching Hands Project (THP) Surgical Mission in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago. Dates: September 11-17, 2016. Join the THP team of nurses, hand therapists and hand surgeons as they return to Trinidad and Tobago to provide hand surgery to those in need. THP has an excellent track record of helping individuals in underserved communities. The Touching Hands Project is part of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and provides reimbursement for its mission trips. Visit the THP website and submit your volunteer application!

 

April 26, 2016

Anesthesiologists Needed for a Touching Hands Project (THP) Surgical Mission in Haiti

Port Au Prince, Haiti. Dates: October 23-29, 2016. Join the THP team of nurses, hand therapists and hand surgeons as they return to Haiti to provide hand surgery to those in need. THP has an excellent track record of helping individuals in underserved communities. The Touching Hands Project is part of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and provides reimbursement for its mission trips. Visit the THP website and submit your volunteer application!

 

February 16, 2016

Anesthesiologist needed to volunteer for adult and peds surgery in Haiti

St. Louis de Nord, Haiti Northwest Haiti Christian Mission Dates: Saturday, June 18 – Saturday, July 2, 2016. Contact Thomas W. White, M.D. – tom.white@imail.org, or SarahAnn Whitbeck – sawhitbe@gmail.com for more information. Fees to participate: $2000 (mission fees of $1,000 + approximate airfare price).

 

February 8, 2016

CHIME Seeks Anesthesiologist for Volunteer Opportunity in Nicaragua - September 10-17, 2016

CHIME (Children's Health International Medical Expeditions) provides free surgical services, medical education, equipment and supplies to help children in some of the world's poorest countries and is partnering with Healing the Children for their September expedition to Rivas, Nicaragua. If you are an interested anesthesiologist, please contact Jeff Degner, president of the Illinois/Indiana chapter of Healing the Children, at  hope@htc-il.org or phone 847-381-8821 for details.

 

 

ASA Nicholas Greene, M.D. Award for Outstanding Humanitarian Contribution nominations accepted now through April 30: https://t.co/tsNACaFr8s

— ASA® (@ASALifeline) April 19, 2016

Going back in time in celebration of #LifeboxTurns5. Our chair @Atul_Gawande @ASALifeline's Annual Meeting in 2011. pic.twitter.com/ZEholUFHSo

— Lifebox (@SaferSurgery) April 4, 2016

The ASA Global Scholars scheme offering funded scholarships to @ASALifeline meeting, Chicago https://t.co/4KxbXS93QI pic.twitter.com/ZvEC46lkwG

— WFSA (@wfsaorg) March 2, 2016

.@Dal_Anesthesia Matt Ho and @ASALifeline GHO Ana Crawford teaching in the University of Rwanda #Simulation Center pic.twitter.com/keeNEaT09n

— CAS IEF (@CAS_IEF) February 23, 2016

#TBT to the first Charitable Networking Event at #ANES2015 honoring the ASA Global Scholars. https://t.co/tolZUcxKLf

GHO is proud to announce apps for the Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program are being accepted now! https://t.co/Del8qgi0Fo

.@ASAGlobal volunteer Dr. Megan Olejniczak heads to Rwanda for one month to teach local physicians #anesthesia care http://t.co/mRDh8zWEm4

— ASA® (@ASALifeline) October 9, 2015

 

 

 

The GHO Committee in collaboration with the ASA Charitible Foundation supports Lifebox by raising awareness about the need for pulse oximeters, and by providing education, training and follow up throughout Latin American.