Surgical teams are needed in vulnerable situations such as armed conflicts or in isolated areas, where medical staff are not available. They are often needed on short notice and for short periods – one to three months.
It is primarily general surgery. In some cases, the mission can involve training local personnel.
- Specialist in a relevant area
- Ability to work with limited technical resources
- Available on short notice
Vioces from the field
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