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Millions Need Reconstructive Surgery Globally. This Organization Takes a Local Approach to the Problem
Discover ReSurge International: A Silicon Valley-based nonprofit tackling global surgical challenges,...
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Removing Scars
Born with a cleft lip, Pritam Kunwar's life changed at 26. Two surgeries, speech therapy, now a Taekwondo...
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Why I Give: A Donor's Perspective from Elvis Maduro
Discover why Elvis Maduro became a donor for ReSurge International, supporting life-changing cleft surgeries...
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Africa Exchange Program Scholars Complete Their Training
Today, five billion people live without access to surgical care. Sub-Saharan Africa has the most acute...
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Donations from people like you make these life-changing stories possible. Without your generosity, thousands of individuals with surgically treatable conditions will go without much-needed care. Learn how you can help write positive stories for people worldwide by visiting our donations page today.

Dr. Pramila Shakya: Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Shakya is a maxillofacial surgeon at the Nepal Cleft and Burn Center at Kirtipur Hospital in Kathmandu....
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Dr. Lorena Escudero: Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Escudero is a plastic surgeon at Luis Vernaza Hospital in Guayaquil, Ecuador, the largest nonprofit...
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Dr. Farzana Ibrahim: Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery
Dr Ibrahim is a senior registrar in the plastic surgery department at Birdem General Hospital (Bangladesh...
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Dr. Faith Muchemwa: Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Muchemwa is a consultant plastic and reconstructive  surgeon, at Parirenyatwa Hospital at the...
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Dr. Celma Issufo: Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Issufo is the plastic surgery service director at Mozambique’s Maputo Central Hospital. She treats...
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Life-Changing Microsurgery in Nepal
ReSurge empowers local surgeons in Nepal with microsurgery skills, fostering confidence and improving...
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Burn Care Education in Mozambique
In late August 2016, a visiting educator team made ReSurge’s inaugural visit to Mozambique, as part of...
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Improving Nursing and Specialty Care in Bhutan
Discover how ReSurge's Visiting Educator trips to Bhutan transform hand surgery and burn care, making...
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Creating Lasting Impact in Zambia
A patient story as told by Dr. Goran Jovic. At first, I did not notice anything unusual about him. I...
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An Empowered Survivor | Kanchana
Kanchana is a bright young nurse in Sri Lanka. She graduated eleventh out of 30,000 nursing students...
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Training the Next Generation of Surgeons in Cuba
Dr. Bill McClure's transformative journey from cardiovascular surgery to plastic surgery and his dedication...
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The Road to Hope | Priyanka
Experience the incredible journey of Vijay and Priyanka as they overcome snow-covered roads in the Himalayas...
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The Real Impact of Surgery | Luis Fernando
Burned and unable to use his arm, Luis Fernando's life changed when ReSurge's surgical team stepped in....
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The Incredible Impact | Punkaj
ReSurge's Surgical Outreach Program in India changes the life of Punkaj, highlighting the power of reconstructive...
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The Character and Spirit of Hasan
A story of survival and strength as Hasan fights societal judgment and seeks treatment for her burn injuries.
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Seeking Advice on a Hyena Bite
Find out how Dr. Goran Jovic collaborated with ReSurge Grand Rounds to repair a teenager's face after...
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Restoring future dreams | Rinchin
Discover the inspiring story of Rinchin, a burn survivor who aims to be a movie star. Witness his journey...
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Removing Stigma | Huynh
Huynh, born with a congenital hairy nevus, finds hope through transformative surgery. Breaking free from...
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Without Surgery, School Was Not Within His Reach | Nguyen
Nguyen, born with fused fingers on each hand, gets life-changing surgery for a chance at education and...
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Reconnecting with Lilliam After More Than 10 Years
Discover the power of reconstructive surgery as Lilliam's life takes a remarkable turn, defying the limitations...
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