PAACS

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A gift to the PAACS Surgery Training program at Kijabe is arguably the most impactful investment you can make in African medical provision and access. Trainees participate in 5-year General Surgery/Orthopaedic Residency (or 3-year Pediatric Surgery Fellowship) and then go out to to care for underserved populations across the continent.

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Sponsor training for our newest class of general surgeons

[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Adopt a Surgeon” style=”flat” color=”info” size=”lg” align=”center” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-user-md” add_icon=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffriendsofkijabe.kindful.com%2F%3Fcampaign%3D280536|||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content” css=”.vc_custom_1512143162878{background-color: #006d8e !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Why should you invest in training a surgeon?” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”1. Proven success. PAACS partnership started at Kijabe in 2007, and Kijabe is one of a handful of hospitals in Africa with the infrastructure, staff, housing, attendings, caseload, and myriad of other prerequisites to train surgeons to a world-class level. ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”2. Tremendous need. 40 million people in sub-saharan Africa lack access to safe surgery. Unmet surgical needs cause more death than HIV, TB, and Malaria combined. ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”3. Reach all of Africa. Graduates are working in Kenya, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Rwanda, Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”4. Know your surgeons. PAACS trainees are our friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Receive regular reports on their progress and watch them grow through the program. ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”5. Merge ministry and healthcare. Yes, this is what a mission hospital does, but not without deliberate effort that is multiplied by time and relationship. PAACS trainees participate in day in, day out discipleship with mentors for five years. ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”“Being a surgeon is about tirelessness, selflessness, and the devotion of one’s time to the services of others. It is indeed a ministry. As a surgeon, working to alleviate suffering, and giving people new hopes and better quality of life, is an act of discipleship. God wants us to love our neighbours as ourselves, and when we serve humanity, in whatsoever capacity we find ourselves, we are following Christ’s example.“ Dr. Dimingo Gomez, 2022 class.” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Download a detailed Kijabe PAACS training project proposal here

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Link: Surgically-treatable conditions kill 17 million people each year

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