As a result of Swinfen Telemedicine and iPath joining forces Dr Gerhard Stauch, Consultant Pathologist and Mrs Monika Hubler, co-ordinator of iPath, visited one of our Telemedical links in Tansen, Nepal in February. United Mission Hospital is run by Dr Marianne Broqueville and Dr Rachel Karrach, Medical Director.
The aim was to establish a Histology and Cytophology laboratory, training of technicians in the production of histological and cytological preparations, documentation and archiving, creation of a database for patient data and reports, Training of the team in basic histology and cytology. Training began with a very motivated team.
NGO hospital with 160 beds with an average occupancy rate of 80% and an outpatient clinic of 100,000 patients. The following fields are covered: surgery, orthopedics with trauma surgery, internal medicine with radiology and ultrasound, gynecology and obstetrics, as well as a laboratory for Hematology, Parasitology, Microbiology and biochemistry
The next laboratory for pathology is located in Bharatpur, 160 km away (corresponding to 8 hours) and in Bhayavar at 60 km distance (corresponding to 3-4 hours).
Gerhard and Monika plan to return to the hospital and the end of the year.
Congratulations to Mr Mukhtar – Paediatric Surgeon based in London, who performed emergency surgery on their youngest ever patient after her premature birth at 23 weeks.
We are so proud and privileged to have you as a volunteer consultant at Swinfen Telemedicine.
Thank you for your great skill and devotion to duty and humankind.
May I have the opportunity of Christmas and the upcoming new year to congratulate you and wish you all the best and more success in the outstanding service you give for people who are in need, and have access to advanced medical knowledge in order to decrease the immense suffering due to poverty, illiteracy, political and social instability
A Referring Doctor from the Yemen
Happy New Year,
My colleagues and I use the occasion of New Year for conveying our profound gratefulness to Swinfen Charitable Telemedicine kind and expert assistance.
We wish a year full of love, peace and happiness for you, your family and colleagues,
May God Bless You All,
Doctor and colleagues in Albania