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Ghana Surgical Mission: Call for Volunteers

Humanity First is pleased to announce its annual Surgical Mission to Ghana, West Africa from April 18th to May 1st.  This two-week surgical mission will include visits to two district hospitals in rural villages along with a two-day visit to one of the teaching university hospitals for a laparoscopy lecture.  In the past, the surgical mission performed over 40 procedures during the two-week trip. The leading surgeon will be Karen Cartwright, MD, a pediatric surgeon from California.

In addition, Humanity First is looking for the following health professionals to participate on this trip. If you are interested, please send an email  to fabdullah@us.humanityfirst.org with your name, email address as well as your medical experiences and any international mission experiences you may have had (not required). We cannot accommodate all requests as we have many more volunteers than we can bring.

1) Physician Anesthesiologist
2) Surgical Technician
3) Registered Nurse with operating room experience
4) Registered Nurse with post-operative patient experience

For more information on previous trips, please visit www.humanityfirst.org.

What: Humanity First Surgical Mission to Ghana
When: April 18 to May 1, 2010
Where: Ghana, West Africa
Why: To deliver care to those with surgical conditions.

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All donations can be mailed to 300 E. Lombard Street, Suite 840, Baltimore, MD 21202.  Please specify that the donation is for the Ghana Surgical Mission.  All donations are tax deductible.

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