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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 12, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Eight (Tuesday)

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice

The Mayo Clinic team currently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sent the following update: “We set off very early for Panzi. Dr. Sean Dowdy and Dr. Emanuel Trabuco headed to the OR. Their first case was a woman with a very severe fistula. The surgery lasted 5 ½ hours. They had brought a […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr. Creedon, Dr. Dowdy, Dr. Fischer, Dr. Rhodes, Dr. Trabuco, DRC, Eve Ensler, Lois McGuire, V-day


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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