MISSION

Guatemala 2016

Highlights
  • Established a good work relationship with the hospital administration and the local staff that resulted in organized clinic and smooth running operating room
  • Assessed the needs of both the patients and the local doctors to help u plan long term goals that included increase skills and expertise of the local doctors
  • Treated hundreds of patients, some with extremely complex and advanced pathology
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Mission details

This year we return to Guatemala after we skipped a year to go to Philippines. Revisiting the same site after one year absence was an eye opening experience that allowed us to conclude that annual visit may result in the faster development of the skills of the local doctors.  It also allowed us to create a program that will assure sustainability of the progress which includes both the donation of more equipment and a 5-year committtement to return there on annual bases.