Trips and Gifts

Upcoming Trips:

Cameroon, March 2020

Cameroon, April 2020

Past Trips:

Cameroon, October 2019: Dr. Gail Burgey, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Guatemala, September 2019: Dr. Franz Yanagawa, general surgeon; Dr. Gail Burgey, Obstetrician and Gynecologist; & Marilyn Ekonomidis, OBGYN resident

Cameroon, April 2019: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe, general surgeon

Guatemala, February 2019: Dr. Franz Yanagawa, general surgeon & Dr. Julia Tolentino, general surgery resident

Gambia, December 2018: Dr. Naffie Ceesay, family practice physician; Dr. Marybeth Friel; Dr. Robert Lee, trained at St. Luke; & Dr. Ismael Tamba

Gambia, May 2018: Dr. Naffie Ceesay, family practice physician

Cameroon, May 2018: Dr. Dawn Brown, general surgeon

Cameroon, April 2018: Dr. Vijay Palvia, OBGYN resident & Dr. Gail Burgey, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Cameroon, February 2018: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe, general surgeon & Chris Cerovsky, medical student

Cameroon, May 2017: Dr. Holly Ringhauser, Emergency Department physician

Cameroon, April 2017: Cory Bond, Respiratory Therapist; Dr. Gail Burgey, Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Dr. Melissa Chu Lam, OBGYN chief resident; Abigail Gotsch, medical student; Dr. Franz Yanagawa, general surgeon & Dr.  How Yee Heidi Hon, surgery resident

Cameroon, September 2016: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe general surgeon; Dr. Ronnie Mubang, general surgery resident & Mr. Tony Xia, medical student

Cameroon, April 2016: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe general surgeon & Dr. Melissa Mao general surgery resident

Cameroon, February 2016: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe, general surgeon; Dr. Maggie Lin, general surgery resident; Dr. Gail Burgey, Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Dr. Charles Sides, OBGYN resident; Dr. Shenali Abeysekera, OBGYN resident & Dr. Chinenye Nwachuku, Orthopedic surgeon

Cameroon, September 2015: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe, general surgeon & Dr. Ikemefuna Akusoba, general surgery resident

Cameroon, April 2015: Dr. Scott Keeney, general surgeon & Dr. Christopher Balinger, general surgery resident

Cameroon, October 2014: Dr. Richard P. Sharpe, general surgeon & Kathryn Balinger, general surgery resident

Cameroon, March 2014: Richard P. Sharpe, general surgeon

Equipment Donated:

Every month, about twenty boxes of medical supplies are shipped to our partner location in Cameroon, Africa. Below are some specific essentials we have provided to our partnering hospitals – and all thanks to St. Luke’s Health Network and all of YOU who have supported our program!

Laparoscopic tower donated to Mbingo Baptist Hospital

Two endoscopy towers donated to Mbingo Baptist Hospital

Portable ventilators for the ICU donated to Mbingo Baptist Hospital

Mbingo Baptist Hospital’s first ambulance