Uplift Internationale’s emissary group is departing for the Philippines on February 2, 2014. Our group will be scouting our potential hospitals and rotary clubs to partner with on Mission 2015.
Thank you to all of our sponsors, auction donors and gala attendees – our 25th Anniversary Gala Benefit raised over $77,000!! Funds from this year’s gala will help our mission teams provide 100 surgeries during our two week mission planned for February 2013 – February 2-8 in Palo, Tacloban and February 8-15 in Ormoc. Rick Rolph did an incredible job […]
Its been an amazing week! Thanks to you we’ve completed a record setting 115 surgeries. Dr. Krebs discharged the last patient today(Saturday). The team now starts to head back or take a needed day off. Siargao Island is an amazing place and thanks to all the people that made this medical mission happen. We’ll be home soon.
This morning our team (while in surgery) was notified that in another part of the hospital a woman was in labor and things had gone wrong. Very wrong. Our hosting hospital is small. They only have 2 doctors and several nurses … they needed our help. Emergency C section was needed and Stat! We cleared an OR Table and made […]
Yesterday, three of our OR monitors got burned out due to the constant power fluctuations at the regional hospital. We can’t lose any more or we need to shut down. We’ve scraped together enough voltage and high wattage protectors and we are hoping they hold. As Dr Krebs says, “It’s a mission and things are going to get jacked up.” […]