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Dr. Emil and the Africa Mercy

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy: A ship of hope and healing

Dr. Emil describes his pediatric surgery mission aboard the Africa Mercy.

Performing exploratory laparotomy.

Short-term surgical missions make a difference: A life-changing case in Ibi, Nigeria

Short-term surgical missions clearly are not the long-term solution for sustainable health care in the developing world, even as the need for basic surgical care in resource-poor countries remains significant. This article illustrates how these missions can have a positive impact on both patients and physicians, especially when partnering with an established host organization.


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