Surgery Day 5 and Final Day @ Kabala Hospital!

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Last Friday November 1, 2019 was the fifth and final day of surgery at the Kabala Government Hospital. During the five surgical days (October 28 through November 1), the lives of 60 patients who received a combined 91 surgical procedures have been changed for the better. The surgical activities, which resulted in immediate reduction or elimination ...
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Surgery Day 1

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The team spent the weekend travelling to Kabala, participating in briefings with various stakeholders, most importantly with the management and staff of Kabala Hospital. The team also was involved in prepping the operating room and triaging prospective candidates for surgery. Today October 28, 2019 is the first surgical day of the mission with our ...
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October 2019 Surgical and Training Mission is Underway!

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The October 2019 mission is underway, and our team consisting of volunteers from the US and UK arrived in Freetown tonight for a two week surgical and training mission at the Kabala Government Hospital in Koinadugu District and the Police Hospital in Freetown. The mission, which is our second and last scheduled mission to Sierra Leone for 2019 ...
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Our Pre-Mission Consultative Meeting

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On April 6, 2019 we wrapped up our pre-mission consultation with our volunteers. This event is critical in many ways for the successful implementation of our upcoming medical mission to Sierra Leone later this month. The consultative meeting was an interactive and knowledge sharing event during which our volunteers got to know a little more about S...
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SLI Welcomes Samba Jalloh M.D.

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The Saving Lives Initiative was excited to welcome our good friend and colleague from Sierra Leone, Dr. Samba Jalloh, to Maryland. We first met Dr. Jalloh during our first trip to Sierra Leone when he was just a medical student. We might say" just a medical student " but at that time he had more experience in front line treatment of infectious dise...
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April 2019 Mission is here

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In April 2019 Saving Lives Initiative would be making a return to Sierra Leone in fulfillment of our commitment to supplement the medical services to the under-served population of Sierra Leone. The scheduled mission will run from April 25 through May 6, 2019.The proposed scope of our activities will include free surgery sessions at the Connaught T...
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