Global Health Day 2017
On the 24th of October the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, St.Olavs Hospital and Central Norway Regional Health hosted the 8th annual Global Health Day in Trondheim. The seminar [...]
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Addressing Surgical Needs Where there is No Surgeon
On the 1st of September CapaCare-cofounder Dr. Håkon Bolkan defended his PhD-thesis “Addressing surgical needs where there is no surgeon”. The Phd is the culmination of six years of research [...]
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Graduation 2017
  Head of the Masanga Rehabilitation Project Dr. Peter Bo and Chairman of CapaCare Dr. Håkon Bolkan presents SACHO Amara Conteh with his diploma.  Capacare´s Surgical Training Program has come [...]
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Introduction to surgery
In April a new class of STP-students arrived in Massanga. They have all been selected on the basis of a interview conducted by our national board in Sierra Leone and [...]
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Christopher B. Lynch back in Masanga
Back in 2015, one of our STP-graduates, Alpha Mohamed Samura, contacted Professor Christopher Balogun-Lynch after a successful uterine tamponade procedure using the “B-Lynch suture”. Professor B. Lynch is a retired [...]
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Women of Capacare
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 [...]
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STP-students class of October 2016
On the 3rd of October we welcomed new STP-students into our program. They will begin their basic surgery training in Masanga, before being placed at one of our partner hospitals [...]
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