General Orthopaedics

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Mek’ele, Ethiopia
Dr. André Harth
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REVIVE vzw is a Belgian non-governmental and non-profit organisation carrying out medical humanitarian missions in developing countries with a focus on Africa.
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This mission focuses on General Orthopaedic Surgery.

Upon arrival in Addis Abeba you will take a flight to Mek’ele. The surgical disciplines will be given the opportunity to assist in the operating theater and provide training to local doctors whenever possible. Anaesthesiologists will collaborate with the local anaesthesiology team. General Practitioners s will deal with pre-operative and post-operative care.
Communication and constructive cooperation with local health staff are paramount.

The mission’s specifics: 
  • Location: Mek’ele, Ethiopia
  • Looking for: training Anaesthesiologist, training  Surgeon (any surgical specialty but with preference for Orthopaedic Surgery) with at least 1 year of specialty training completed. 
  • Language skills: must be able to function professionally in English.
  • Funding: a personal contribution will be required, to be discussed with REVIVE.
  • Insurance: provided by REVIVE.
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