Tag - africa

Tag - africa

Used medical equipment gets a second life in Ethiopia

April 22nd, 2020 A chance meeting between two physicians made it possible for used medical equipment to help medical residents and their patients in Ethiopia.

My Locum Tenens Experience: Helping the Underserved Here and Abroad

November 3rd, 2015 Dr. Williams says locum tenens assignments and medical missions allow him to put his skills to the best possible use — caring for people who have few other healthcare options.

My Locum Tenens Experience: Labors of Love in Africa

July 1st, 2014 For Dr. Olujoke Jones, a hospitalist who has worked with CompHealth since 2011, locum tenens assignments make charitable work in Africa possible. A native of Nigeria, Dr. Jones dreamed for years of serving her home country.

My Locum Tenens Experience: Are You Ready for a Medical Mission?

June 19th, 2014 “People have a lot of misperceptions about what actually happens [in Africa]. They think you’ve got angelic music playing all day and everybody’s grateful and you’re walking on air — but most of the time you’re just slogging through, only with fewer resources and more confusion with the language barriers and traditions."

Speech Language Pathologist Gives Voice to the Disabled Children in Africa

November 26th, 2013 Hundreds of children live as outcasts in East Africa because they have a speech impediment. Fortunately, Elisa Sonnenberg, a speech language pathologist, is helping erase the stigma linked to disabilities by treating those who need help.