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Surg+Restore 2016 Annual Report

SURG+RESTORE 2016 ANNUAL REPORT ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS In May of 2016, Surg+Restore hosted a fundraiser to finance the education and training of Sierra Leone’s first and only anesthesiologists. The charity was fortunate to be invited for live interviews to discuss our project and promote the event on four radio stations in the Portland area, KINK, […]

Caring Crowd Campaign to Fund Portable Anesthesia Machine

Surg+Restore (501 c 3) is asking for your help in purchasing a portable non-electric anesthesia machine for our project in Sierra Leone. Caring Crowd is matching donations for our goal of $4000. We are funding the education and training of Sierra Leone’s first 2 anesthesiologist. Please donate online:

Sierra Leone Physical Therapy Trainee sets off for India for next stage of training

Surg+Restore, along with ReSurge Africa, would like to wish our physical therapist student at the Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni, Sierra Leone, Balansama Janneh, ‘Bon Voyage’ as he leaves Sierra Leone and embarks on his 4 year BSc in Physical Therapy at SRM University in Chennai, India. Bala has already completed a training placement at […]

Surg+Restore partner receives honorary degree

Dr. Raja Sabapathy is a partner with Surg+Restore and ReSurge/Africa.  He is the medical director of Ganga Hospital and Teaching Center in Coimbatore, India.  His medical center aids in the education and training for certain aspects of our reconstructive surgery and anesthesiology residents as well as our nurses and physical therapists. ite blog update

Abdul, Boy Soldier

  Our surgical team encountered Abdul, a 19 year old former boy soldier.  Seven years earlier, at the ripe age of 12 years old, he was shot in the heal while serving in the infantry for rebel group, the United Revolutionary Front, during the 12 year Sierra Leone Civil War, commonly referred to as “The […]

Happy New Year from Surg+Restore

Happy New Year from SURG+RESTORE (501 c 3) Dr.’s Abduli Jaloh and Eric Wongo are currently training, in Ghana, to return to Sierra Leone as the country’s first and only Reconstructive and Plastic Surgeons. Along with ReSurge/Africa, Surg+Restore is completely funding their training and education. Your tax deductible donations are appreciated.

SURG+RESTORE Medical Mission to Sierra Leone 2016 Day #4

The primary cause which leads to the recruitment and proliferation of boy (child) soldiers in Sub-Saharan Africa is poverty.  Even when taking into account other factors such as “war” itself, availability of small and light weight weapons, lack of education, displacement, orphaning or kidnapping, it is poverty that is at the root of these circumstances.  […]