Welcome to 25 Days of IVU

Welcome to 25 Days of IVU

Two boys waiting for surgery in Lusaka, Zambia. 2016 Photo Credit: Francis Schneck, MD The goal of every IVU workshop is to Teach One, Reach Many. However, this transmission of knowledge goes both ways. While our volunteers depart on these trips and workshops with the...
Day 1: Maputo, Mozambique 2010

Day 1: Maputo, Mozambique 2010

Mother and child in Maputo, Mozambique, 2010. Photo Credit: IVUmed A simple smile, a thank you in another language and just knowing that we have helped an individual who didn’t have access to care is really medicine in its purist form. Scott Eggener, MD IVU Board...
Day 2: Jos, Nigeria 2005

Day 2: Jos, Nigeria 2005

Woman at the Evangel Hospital in Jos, Nigeria. 2005 Photo Credit: IVUmed My first IVU trip came at a time in my life when I was really feeling the grind. I was offered the opportunity to participate in the IVU Women’s Program in Jos, Nigeria focusing on women with...
Day 3: St. Augustine, Trinidad 2017

Day 3: St. Augustine, Trinidad 2017

Dr. Kurt McCammon operating and teaching at an IVU workshop in Trinidad, 2017. Photo Credit: Ian Metzler IVU has been a great friend of Caribbean urology for a number of years. IVU workshops led exclusively by volunteers has resulted in a transfer of skills to the...