As an international center of education and excellence, Senegal is ideally situated to use IVUmed’s regional approach to training. By gathering and training surgeons from multiple countries at one centrally located site, IVUmed resources and volunteer efforts have reached approximately 53 African medical professionals from 10 different West African countries.
Starting Year 2009
Population (mil) 13
Doctors/1000 People 0.059
“Our hosts were constantly humble, generous, respectful and anxious to learn new surgical techniques. They were certainly very interested in the surgeries performed with good attention spans in often long cases.”
Janelle Fox, MD