Partnering in education and equipment
to prevent needless death in Africa


Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Workshop

Africa Partners Medical launched a gastrointestinal endoscopy workshop at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana in 2008 which has since been held yearly. The workshop, which is co-sponsored by the World Gastroenterology Organization, is designed to improve the skills of gastroenterologists…

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Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer

Volunteers from Africa Partners Medical have worked to build relationships with members of the Somali community in Minnesota to enhance awareness of the high rate of hepatitis B and C virus infection and consequent liver cancer in the community. Recent research from Mayo Clinic which will be presented…

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West Africa Network for Research and Training in Digestive and Liver Diseases

Digestive and liver diseases, including childhood diarrhea, chronic hepatitis, and liver cancer, contribute considerably to needless illness and death in West Africa. The goal of this network is to foster partnerships and recruit resources for improvements in digestive and liver health in West Africa. Specific projects include…

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Training in Minimally-Invasive and Laparoscopic Surgery

Africa Partners Medical volunteers Drs. Juliane Bingener-Casey and Kaye Reid Lombardo have been conducting training workshops in minimally-invasive and laparoscopic surgery at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana for the past several years. This year Dr. Adam Gyedu from KATH presented a poster on the outcomes…

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