ReSurge International provides life-changing surgical care that is safe, timely and affordable in developing countries, and develops surgical capacity to ensure the availability of year-round care. Founded in 1969 with Stanford University roots, ReSurge advances its mission in two ways: through surgical care and the ReSurge Global Training Program (RGTP).
ReSurge trains the next generation of reconstructive surgeons in Africa, Latin America and Asia; and works with them to create a sustainable care model; and together, they provide high-quality reconstructive surgical care to people living in poverty and in remote areas.
For more information visit www.resurge.org
Dr. Faith Chengetayi Muchemwa
Dr. Celma Marina Teles Issufo
Dr. Shilu Shrestha
Dr. Lorena Escudero Castro
Dr. Farzana Bilquis Ibrahim
Dr. Pramila Shakya
JOIN US IN FEBRUARY AS WE SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL BURN AWARENESS MOTNH.
Every 5 seconds someone in the world is severely burned, with nearly all of them living in under-served countries where getting the care they need can be difficult, if not impossible. Burns are a leading cause for reconstructive surgery and without access to safe and timely surgical care, people can be left to live with severe disabilities that interfere with their capacity to live normal lives.
Through our work with ReSurge International, we are striving to make reconstructive surgical care accessible to those suffering from the results of these traumatic events.
HOW IT WORKS?
This partnership provides access to the most expert surgical training, leadership development, and mentor support to first-generation women reconstructive surgeons in underserved countries, and foster the building of essential networks required for safe surgical care.
Together we hope to change the landscape for women surgeons worldwide, enabling them to advance their careers and transform the lives of those in need of life-altering surgical care.
why it matters?
When women do better, the world does better. In a study of 100 countries, The World Bank found that every 1 percent increase in the proportion of women with a secondary education raises a country’s per capita income growth. These gains are even stronger when a society actively welcomes women into the workforce.