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November 19, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Thirteen (Saturday & Thanks)

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. While this is the final update from their trip, please check for additional posts next week including video interviews with some of the team describing their experiences. “After a […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr. Deb Rhodes, DRC, V-day


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 Six (Sunday)

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

The Mayo team currently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sent us the below text: We had a great night’s sleep after a warm welcome on Saturday night from Eve Ensler and Christine DeSchryver. These two women, in partnership with Dr. Mukwege, are the most formidable and compassionate force against the sexual violence in […]

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Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic, DRC, sexual violence, V-day


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