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SANA’s Team Returns to Jabal Al Biddawi 28 Nov 2017
2017-11-28
SANA’s team returned Jabal Al Biddawi on a medical and

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SANA’s Team Returns to Jabal Al Biddawi 28 Nov 2017
SANA’s Team in Jabal Al Biddawi 17 Oct 2017
2017-10-17
SANA’s team carried out the first medical and educational mission

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SANA’s Team in Jabal Al Biddawi 17 Oct 2017
SANA’s Team Back at Orange Nassau Governmental Hospital 10 Oct 2017
2017-10-10
SANA’s team returned to Orange Nassau Governmental Hospital in Tripoli

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SANA’s Team Back at Orange Nassau Governmental Hospital 10 Oct 2017

SANA Returns to Aabdeh with Medecins Sans Frontieres 22 August 2017

In the August heat, SANA’s team returned back to Aabdeh today for a medical/educational mission with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Accompanying SANA was trainee midwife Nariman.

 

As always, it was a very busy day with many high risk patients who received comprehensive care by SANA’s team. The patients ranged in age between 17 and 36 years. SANA carried out sonographic assessments on all the patients and they were all scanned by trainee midwife Nariman under the guidance of SANA’s Reem S. Abu-Rustum in accordance with the 6-step approach. Nariman was systematic and thorough in her approach and demonstrated comfort and skill as she carried out the scans. SANA redated 28% of the patients seen today.

 

As always, Midwife Zeinab from MSF worked closely with SANA’s team and helped make all the necessary arrangements and follow ups for the patients and provided them with the needed supplements.

 

At the end of another rewarding day, the team headed back home and plans were made for the next visit with MSF…

 

SANA with Medecins Sans Frontieres at DAZ 8 August 2017

SANA’s team returned to Dar Al Zahra’ in Abu-Samra today for a medical/educational mission with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Accompanying SANA was Dr. Lara Osmani, a second year Ob/Gyn resident at the Lebanese University who is participating in the Lebanon Basic Training Pilot course being carried out by SANA Medical NGO and Hopital Aboujaoude in cooperation with ISUOG.

 

It was a busy day where SANA’s team provided comprehensive prenatal care to a multitude of patients ranging in age between 17 and 40 years. In addition, SANA carried out full assessments on the patients and they were all scanned by Dr. Lara under the guidance of SANA’s Reem S. Abu-Rustum. Dr. Lara exemplified wonderful skill as she was able to carry out the 6-step approach and identify all key anatomic and biometric planes. SANA redated 25% of the patients seen today.

 

As always, MSF’s midwife Louiis accompanied SANA’s team and helped arrange follow ups for the patients and provided them with the needed supplements.

 

At the end of another rewarding day, the team headed back home and plans were made for the next visit with MSF…

 

SANA and Hopital Aboujaoude Hold the Fifth Session for the Resident Training Course in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound, in Cooperation with ISUOG, 5 August 2017

SANA carried out the fifth session of the Resident Training Course in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound in cooperation with ISUOG, structured in accordance with ISUOG Basic Training Guidelines (BT), Hopital Aboujaoude.

 

Today’s session commenced with a discussion of the future sessions, the critique of the images that the residents have uploaded thus far and future involvement with SANA on Outreach Missions. Then Dr. Helou gave a recap of the challenging topic of Doppler and its clinical applicability in Obstetrics.

 

Subsequently, 2 videos of ISUOG BT lectures were shown and discussed. The primary topics covered were ultrasound use in labor and how to write a sonographic report. The selected lectures had been presented by Drs. Abu-Rustum and Eggebo at various ISUOG BT courses in the past 2 years.

 

At the conclusion of the session, a demonstration using LiveScan was carried out highlighting techniques and the key anatomic and biometric planes. Plans were made for a future session with the trainees and their primary concentration at the moment is collecting their images.