NEW TELEMEDICAL LINK

A new hospital in South Ethiopia, on the boarders of Somalia has recently joined our network.

This is a large teaching hospital that has only been open for a year. It has 350 beds, 88 Doctors, 170 Nurses and 35 Doctors in training. Offering services of Internal medicine, Paediatrics, Surgery, Obs/Gyne, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Orthopaedic surgery and Neurosurgery.

The staff are very committed tackling a massive task. We look forward to working with them, offering as much advice and help that we can.

Deadly Tremors!!

IRAN – IRAQ BORDERS HIT BY 7.3 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE!

Many people have been killed, thousands have been injured and are in great need of medical care, and over 70,000 people are in need of shelter. About 1.8 million people live within 100km (60 miles) of the epicentre

The quake hit at 21:18 local time (18:18 GMT) about 30km southwest of Halabja, near the north-eastern border with Iran.

One of the areas hit is Sulimanyiah, where Swinfen Telemedicine is connected to a Children’s Cancer Centre, we are awaiting news.
Our thoughts are with all those affected.