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First Facing Africa Seminar and Workshop

On the 10th may 2014, The first Facing Africa Noma Seminar and Workshop took place I’m the Royal Armouries Leeds. The day was organised by Kelvin Mizen and LeRoux Fourie. In attendance Founders: Chris and Terry Lawrence Conference Organisers: Kelvin Mizen and LeRoux Fourie Majj Aerts Amaia Arana David Ball Louise Colignylaan Michael Coupe Susan […]

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200 woolly beanie hats for Ethiopian children

Facing Africa would like say a very special thank you to a group of Dilton Marsh ladies who knitted 200 wooly hats for our patients.  January 2014 mission is going to be very colorful!

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Helping Hands: another publication by FA surgeons

In their recent publication Helping Hands Facing Africa surgeons Dan Saleh, Kelvin Mizen and LeRoux Fourie discuss the role of  the trainees in the provision of humanitarian care for plastic and reconstructive surgical disease. The article, which is also based on the surgeons’ experiences with Facing Africa, expresses the belief that there is a place for […]

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Anesthesia – Analgesia publication by Facing Africa Anaesthetists

Facing Africa is delighted to announce some more exciting news from our anaesthetists: an article Airway Management in Reconstructive Surgery for Noma (Cancrum Oris) by Michael Coupe, Doug Johnson, Patric Seigne and Bill Hamlin is going to be published in Anesthesia and Analgesia July’s edition.

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The Facing Africa Anaesthetic Fellowship

We are extremely proud of all our anaesthetists who have been working really hard not only during FA surgical missions but also ensuring that the work and medical experience they gain during the trips reach others.  Thanks to David Ball and his commitment FA is delighted to cooperate with The Royal College of Anaesthetists and […]

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Tough Mudders for Facing Africa

On the 8th of June 2013, a team took part in the Tough Mudder near Winchester to raise money for Facing Africa. The Tough Mudder is a gruelling endurance event with a difference; competitors sprint through fields of electrified wires and flames; swim through iced water; crawl commando-style under barbed wire set 8 inches from […]

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My MDS Experience by Debbie Simpson

Participating in the MdS was an extraordinary and unforgettable experience – the stunningly beautiful yet brutal landscape (temperatures last 4 days were 50 – 54C), the incredible logistics which enabled 1050 runners and 400 organisers to move through a largely uninhabited 150 miles of desert, the entrants from 50 countries who took up the challenge, […]

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BBC Radio Bristol

John Darvall interviews Anthony Macquillan, expert Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery consultant at Spire Bristol Hospital – listen now on the BBC iPlayer (about 2 hours from start, available for next 7 days only).  

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