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    • Women of CapaCare
      21.11.2016
      Based on figures by the Lancet Commission on global surgery, under a best case scenario of equal distribution there are only around three female surgeons for every one million people in low-income countries. Enrollment of women in medical schools in low and middle income countries has traditionally been low. This disproportionately affects the number of […]
    • STP-students class of October 2016
      16.10.2016
      On the 3rd of October we welcomed seven new STP-students to our programme. They will begin their basic surgery training at Masanga, before being placed at one of our partner hospitals around the country. This year they are all community health officers and graduates of Njala University. Get to know three of them better below; […]
    • Professor Christopher B. Lynch visits Masanga
      14.08.2016
      About a year ago, Alpha, one of our STP graduates, contacted Professor Christopher Balogun Lynch after a successful uterine tamponade procedure using a B-lynch suture. Alpha grew up in the same village in Sierra Leone as Professor B-Lynch. Perhaps one of the reasons why he received a message back with appreciation for his work. A mail […]
    • Daniel van Leerdam - New international coordinator
      02.08.2016
      Could you tell us a little bit about your background? My name is Daniel. I’m a tropical doctor from the Netherlands. The specialization into tropical doctor, which -as far as I know- only exists in the Netherlands, takes three years and is focused on providing the medical doctor with the skills needed to be working […]
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