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Sea Containers Packed for Ethiopia and Somaliland

Last week a band of wonderful volunteers packed two 40ft sea containers with donated medical equipment and supplies, bound for hospitals in Harar, Ethiopia and Hargeisa, Somaliland. These shipments are part of our infrastructure program which provides equipment for the renovation projects currently taking place in these two cities. The equipment included hospital beds and mattresses, 4 pallets of gloves (thanks Ansell!), a...

ADFA Cocktail Party a Big Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended the Australian Doctors for Africa Cocktail Party held at Blue HQ in Fremantle last month and made it a wonderful evening and a fundraising success. Huge thanks to volunteers Chris and Eric Tasker, Philly and John McLean, Jane Bridgwood, Rebecca Ross, and Helene Lesaffre for their help on the night. The raffle and silent auction were a big hit; food provided by The Black Truffle was...

Australian Doctors for Africa Cocktail Party 2019

Please join us for a fabulous night of canapes, drinks, silent auction and much more! The Australian Doctors for Africa 2019 Cocktail Party is our major fundraising event for 2019, so please come along to help us raise funds to continue providing medical assistance to poor communities in Madagascar, Ethiopia, Somaliland and Comoros. Purchase your tickets at here. Tickets are limited so get in quick!

Sarcoma Training in Ethiopia

The Musculoskeletal Tumour Course, organised and run collaboratively by Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, UK; the CURE Hospital, Ethiopia; and Australian Doctors for Africa, was held from 8-10 October 2018 at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Professor David Wood, an Orthopaedic Surgeon and UWA Medical School Professor, is ADFA’s...

2018 Annual Report

Australian Doctors for Africa 2018 Annual Report is now available.  Support from our generous donors enabled us to send 56 volunteers overseas who performed 1,550 patient consultations and 428 surgical procedures, and provided training to 684 medical professionals.  We shipped $542,551 worth of donated medical equipment and supplies in two sea containers to Ethiopia to complement two hospital renovation projects....

Comoros Mission Helps Many

Five medical volunteers returned from a very busy and successful two-week medical mission to Moroni, capital of Comoros.  Huge thanks to our volunteers: Josiane Sabouriaut – Team Leader and Theatre Nurse Lachlan Milne (Orthopaedic surgeon) Miles Earl (Anaesthetist) Clem McCormick (Orthopaedic surgeon) Samuel Van de Velde (Orthopaedic Surgeon/Fellow) Working out of the Caritas Hospital the team provided medical...