Prosthetics project Burundi

In Burundi there is a large number of people with limb amputation, especially the lower ones. Many of these disabilities have been the result of wears (the civil war ended in 2004), some are due to traumas from car or work accidents, other are the result of disabling and destructive diseases (mainly osteomyelitis and sickle […]

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Burundi 2017: 28 March – 16 April

This mission was carried out at the Bubanza Hospital jointly by the “Andare Oltre” Foundation and the “FIMAC” Foundation; Dr. Pietro Ortensi, hand surgeon, Dr. Alfredo Antonucci, anaesthetist, the Radiology Technician Fabio Barbanti and myself took part. During the 15 days of stay in Burundi, apart from the health aspect, we have been able to […]

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Madagascar 2016: 18 October – 16 November

Questa ultima missione del 2016 è stata estremamente importante e fruttuosa, sia per l’aspetto sanitario sia per quello di formazione ed edilizia scolastica. La parte medico-sanitaria è stata curata dalla Dott.sa Cristina Sciarra, dal Dr. Tarcisio Bruno e dall’ Infermiera Mara Carrupt, oltre che dal sottoscritto, mentre della parte di formazione scolastica si è fatta carico la Dott.sa […]

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