November 4, 2010
Continuing the series, we are excited to announce that the Mayo Clinic team is on their way to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. During their trip, we hope to continue posting updates we receive from them; stay tuned! See some video footage of their departure from the Mayo Clinic campus below.
November 3, 2010
Following Part One and Part Two series posts, this one focuses on the transportation of supplies. Tom Griffin is the Operations Manager for transportation within Mayo Medical Laboratories. He was involved in helping Dr. Deborah Rhodes and her group members send the numerous medical supplies to Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tom talked of […]
November 2, 2010
Deborah Rhodes, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physician and director of the Executive Health program describes how this trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, introduced in Part One, came to be. She said, “It was inspired by a visit I had with a patient who came to see me…My patient told me some particular stories […]
October 29, 2010
This is the first in a series of posts about six Mayo Clinic medical experts traveling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to V-Day, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most dangerous place on the planet to be a woman or a girl. Since 1996, sexual violence in the eastern Democratic […]