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“Amazing Opportunity” in Uganda

“Amazing Opportunity” in Uganda

Drs. Eric Richter (urologist) and Edward Cobb (anesthesiologist) led general urology workshops at Fort Portal Government Regional Hospital and Mount Elgon Hospital in Uganda from October 26-November 10, 2018. Dr. Richter has led several IVUmed teams before and served...

Resident Report: Dr. Geolani Dy in Ghana

Resident Report: Dr. Geolani Dy in Ghana

IVUmed Traveling Resident Scholar Report Geolani Dy, MD University of Washington Kumasi, Ghana February 27 – March 6, 2016 Mentor: Venkata Rama Jayanthi, MD Sponsored by:  Allergan Foundation   Allergan Foundation’s generous support made possible Dr. Geolani Dy’s...

Reporting from Rwanda

Reporting from Rwanda

Dr. Alli Greening reported the following regarding work by the IVUmed currently in Rwanda for a week-long pediatric workshop: "Where to start... the first day in the theater at the military hospital in Kigali was today. Rather than a hospital for military personell...

IVUmed’s Work Helps Combat Global Poverty

IVUmed’s Work Helps Combat Global Poverty

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2 billion people lack access to basic surgical care. Access to specialized care like urology is even more restricted with critical shortages of trained personnel. The United Nations cites the unavailability of...

The Year Was 1995…Look How Far We’ve Come!

The Year Was 1995…Look How Far We’ve Come!

Twenty years ago, IVUmed was incorporated by its award-winning founder, Catherine deVries, MD, to address the enormous need for patient care and professional training in urology in resource-poor areas of the world. From common congenital malformations to pelvic floor...