The APAGBI recognises the significant voluime of work delivered by paediatric anaesthetists working with international medical charity organisations. In order to support this work, we have started to collect some of the information about these charities which has been sublitted by volunteers. This information provides useful contact information and also share some of the experiences gathered on these missions. If you would like to submit information on a charity you have worked for, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Aim: Perioperative care of children in Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria.
Requirements: Opportunities for all surgical specialties (cardiac, neuro, cleft, plastics). Multinational teams, EU, US etc often involved.
Where: Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza) Lebanon.
Aim: Surgical repair of cleft lip and palate
Requirements: Experience in cleft lip/ENT surgery.
Where: Developing countries e.g. India, Africa, Central America
Contact: Need to complete application form and provide evidence of degrees, revalidation etc.
Aim: Cardiac repair in Trinidad
Requirements: Paediatric cardiac anaesthesia (intensive care skills useful)
Contact: Prof Massimo Caputo at Bristol Heart Centre, University Hospitals Bristol, Malbrough st, Bristol BS2 8BJ