2019 Luxor, Egypt
Our Journey to Luxor, Egypt
We’ve had quite the journey since leaving San Francisco International Airport Sunday afternoon with 21 team members and 30 boxes of medical supplies headed for Luxor, Egypt. Each volunteer checks in one ... Read More »
Our Screening Clinic Begins
Patients gather outside waiting for our screening clinic to begin. We were overjoyed Wednesday morning to find that all our boxes had arrived to the hospital! Neal Fleming, Lead Anesthesiologist and Ted ... Read More »
This Is Why We Have Come
This is why we have come. Today, we begin to forever change the lives of our patients, as well as those of their family and community. We will see 13 patients, a good number for the first day. There ... Read More »
Our Team (Part One)
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. ~ Winston Churchill What is a team? Individuals working together for a common cause, together for the good of the mission, functioning... Read More »
Our Team (Part Two)
Our Medical Team could not function without the support of a dedicated group of non-medical volunteers. It takes each one of us for everything to run like a well-oiled machine, and we have accomplished t... Read More »
Before We Meet The Rest Of The Team…
While we were meeting the medical part of our team, surgeries continued. Above, we see Sayed with his dad before surgery. Sayed after surgery. His cleft lip has been repaired. The surgeon placed a smal... Read More »
Our Team (Part Three)
We are very fortunate to have members of the Medical Convoys Committee of Rotary of Egypt, Cairo South, District 2451 on our team. They’ve helped to sponsor our mission, and members are present daily a... Read More »
As we prepare for Closing Clinic, we are filled with the anticipation of seeing patients again, and the sadness of saying goodbye to them. Many patients returned, some for dressing changes, but many just... Read More »
Shukraan Jazilaan (Thank you very much)
The greatest gift we can give is thanksgiving. In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks, we give ourselves. Brother David Steindl-Rast We are grateful to so many for the success o... Read More »
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Day 10 – The last f...
The last full day of surgery is a great success. Many patients have been operated on today with complex burns. The total will be 58 patients with 92 procedures/surgery at the end of the mission. This morni... Read More »
Day 9 – a puzzle ev...
Sometimes it is difficult to schedule the operations here in Firozabad. Not because there are no registrations (despite the fact that there may also be some more), but mainly because there are ‘no sh... Read More »