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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 with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Aabdeh 1 August 2017

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

 

It was another high risk clinic where SANA’s team provided comprehensive prenatal care to a multitude of patients ranging in age between 16 and 34 years. In addition, SANA carried out sonographic assessments on 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 showed skill and dexterity and even diagnosed a set of twins. SANA redated 13% of the patients seen today.

 

As always, MSF’s midwife Zeinab accompanied 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 25 July 2017

SANA’s team returned to Dar Al Zahra’ in Abu-Samra today for a medical mission with Medecins Sans Frontieres.

 

It was another packed clinic where SANA’s team provided comprehensive prenatal care to a multitude of patients ranging in age between 15 and 36 years. In addition, SANA carried out full assessments on the patients and they were all scanned SANA’s Reem S. Abu-Rustum. SANA redated 44% 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 Fourth Session for the Resident Training Course in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound, in Cooperation with ISUOG, 22 July 2017

It was back to Hopital Aboujaoude for the fourth session of the Resident Training Course in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound in cooperation with ISUOG, structured in accordance with ISUOG Basic Training Guidelines (BT).

 

Today’s session commenced with a review of the sonographic images that the residents have been uploading to DropBox as part of their “logbook” upkeep. The images are being commented on individually and the entire group has access in order to learn from each other and all the comments by the instructors.

 

Subsequently, 4 videos of ISUOG BT lectures were shown and discussed. The primary topics covered were quality assurance, basics of Doppler as to when and how it should be used and finally the evaluation of fetal growth abnormalities. The selected lectures had been presented by Drs. Bilardo, Eggebo, Hyett and Salomon various ISUOG BT courses in the past 2 years. In addition, clinical correlations were highlighted with the trainees.

 

At the conclusion of the session, one of the trainees stayed on to work on the Simulator prior to commencing the long journeys home in the horrific July traffic…