Access to Hope Care Training Surgery

Changes Everything.

Five billion people do not have access to safe, timely, and affordable surgical care worldwide, and 18 million die every year from surgically preventable diseases. At ReSurge, we give people with surgically-treatable conditions a chance to lead fuller, healthier lives by supporting local surgical teams to provide life-changing care.

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Countries Served in 2022
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Surgical Staff Trained in 2022
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Patients Impacted Since 1969

Why Reconstructive Surgery?

30% of the global burden of disease is due to surgical conditions — three times more than Malaria, TB, and HIV/AIDS combined. By partnering with promising reconstructive plastic surgeons in low-income countries, we open the door to change lives and build a brighter future for everyone.

Our educational programs and hands-on surgical team training give surgeons in these low-income regions the tools they need to positively impact their community. 

What We Do

At ReSurge International, we inspire, train, fund, and scale life-changing care to patients with the greatest need. Our programmatic and advocacy work strengthens developing surgical systems in low-income countries to transform lives and strengthen economies.

We empower surgical teams in low-income countries by providing hands-on and virtual training. Our medical volunteers are the world’s leading experts from partner institutions like Stanford University, Johns Hopkins, and dozens of others. Our model provides a sustainable way to support surgeons and give them the tools they need to change lives.

We provide direct surgical care for individuals with the greatest need at no cost to the patient by funding our local Surgical Outreach Partners. Our trained and certified local Surgical Outreach Partners are best suited to find, treat, and connect with families, often from remote low-resource areas, who need treatment the most.

As one of the founders in the global surgery movement, we partner and engage with governments and multilateral organizations to make global surgery a priority on the broader global health agenda. Additionally, we address issues like gender equity in global surgery through our women’s empowerment programs.

Meet Our Patients

The patients we serve through our local Surgical Outreach Partners and training programs at ReSurge are the core of what we do. Discover more about their life-changing stories below.

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Your Support Makes Our Mission Possible

We are grateful for our opportunity to touch the lives of those needing surgical treatment worldwide and grow sustainable systems for local surgical teams in low-income countries. However, we cannot make an impact without your support. Donate today to create a ripple effect that changes the world through life-changing, no-cost reconstructive surgeries.