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November 18, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Twelve (More from Friday)

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

The following is another update from the Mayo Clinic team that was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last week, written by Dr. Deborah Rhodes . “Dr. Sean Dowdy and Dr. Emanuel Trabuco had another long day in the OR, with two large fistula repairs and a radical hysterectomy for advanced cervical cancer – […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr. Deb Rhodes, Dr. Mukwege, DRC, fistula


November 17, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Eleven (Friday)

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

The following is another update from the Mayo Clinic team that was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last week. “We started the morning surrounded by the staff and patients of Panzi, gathered in the courtyard for morning prayers. We looked out on the beautiful women wrapped in colorful pagnes. We felt like we […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr. Creedon, Dr. Dowdy, Dr. Fischer, Dr. Mukwege, Dr. Rhodes, Dr. Trabuco, DRC, Lois McGuire, Panzi Hospital


November 16, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Ten (Thursday)

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

The following is another update from the Mayo Clinic team that was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last week. “In the car on the way to Panzi, we had time to discuss with Dr. Mukwege a plan for continued collaboration between our group and Panzi. He had told us earlier in the week […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr. Mukwege, DRC, Panzi Hospital


November 11, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Seven (Monday)

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

The following update was sent from the Mayo Clinic team currently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: “We set off early for Panzi Hospital, the car packed with our supply boxes. The drive itself was an adventure. There are no paved roads, and the rainy season has just begun, creating huge craters filled with […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr. Creeden, Dr. Dowdy, Dr. Fischer, Dr. Mukwege, Dr. Rhodes, Dr. Trabuco, DRC, Girls, Panzi Hospital


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