ReSurge International Around the World

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), today, 5 billion people do not have access to safe, affordable, and timely surgical care.  In times of disaster and emergency, medical health care workers are essential. Unfortunately, in many parts of the world, trained healthcare workers are either nonexistent or access to medical help is extremely limited. As a result, [...]

December 14th, 2017|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Dr. Richard Agag and ReSurge International

Dr. Richard Agag is the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and an associate professor of surgery. And yet, he has healed hundreds of patients around the world. Dr. Agag is a regular participant with the surgical teams for ReSurge International. His patients live from Katmandu to [...]

November 30th, 2017|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Giving Thanks For All Our Blessings

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection on all the blessings each of us has received the past year. At Barco’s Nightingales Foundation, we give thanks for all of you in our Community of Compassion. We are grateful for the blessings we receive that give us purpose and allow us to continue our work. Your contributions to Barco’s [...]

The Incredible Impact of Reconstructive Surgery

We are delighted to share this guest blog from our friends at ReSurge International. Through our work we are able to help fund surgeries that help children thrive. Thank you for your support.  ~Michael and Frida Donner Reconstruction Survery: Punkaj   In early 2013, ReSurge sent a team trip to Dehradun, India, where we have [...]

October 5th, 2017|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Another Walk For Kids Success

What an amazing day we had. We only wish more of our Community of Compassion could have joined us in the Walk for Kids. It was a huge success! We had more participants than ever and are so grateful that we keep growing. Your support is imperative for our work with Camp Ronald McDonald for [...]

Safe Reconstructive Surgical Care

The need for timely and safe reconstructive surgical care and training in developing countries is enormous. Today, 5 billion people in the world do not have access to surgery when needed. Specifically, in low to-middle-income countries, 90% of people cannot access safe and timely surgical care (Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, 2015). ReSurge International's Care [...]

December 8th, 2016|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Meet Jonas from Tanzania

Jonas is 5 years old and lives with his family under a giant baobob tree on the plains of Tanzania. Jonas has the energy and curiosity of the typical little boy. He loves to run and play and watch the bee hives high in branches near his home. As a result, his curiosity got the [...]

December 6th, 2016|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Meet ReSurge Volunteer Katie Osborn

In 1997, Katie Osborn, a critical care nurse, was seeking a new challenge and began her volunteer service with ReSurge International. Since her first trip to Laos in 1999, Katie has donated her considerable talents and expertise as both a clinical nurse and a nurse educator on fifteen ReSurge trips throughout Asia, Latin America and [...]

November 1st, 2016|ReSurge International Support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ReSurge on Capitol Hill

In May of this year, Jeff Whisenant, CEO of ReSurge International attended the second Congressional Briefing on Surgical Care and Global Need. The focus was  designed to help attendees understand the need for surgical care in low and mid-income countries. A panel comprised of experts in the field focused on the cost-effectiveness and the  impacts [...]

September 15th, 2016|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Hands Repairing Hands

From our partners at ReSurge International... Have you ever sprained a wrist or jammed a couple of fingers in a door?  If so, remember how painful it was to try and use that hand?  Actually, it was pretty impossible. Our hands are vital tools we all use every day.  In developing countries, the use of [...]

June 21st, 2016|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments