Operation Smile Ireland – Largest Ever Effort

Listen to this post, see belowIn November 2007, 23 Irish medical volunteers went to Ethiopia, Kenya and Morocco.  Between them they treated 250 patients in a two-week period. Co-ordinator Anne McGillivary was based in Jimma, Ethiopia, along with Mr. David Orr and Triona Sweeney.  The conditions in Jimma were particularly challenging but the team managed to screen 157 patients and perform 127 surgeries.  Patients’ ages ranged from 3 mths to 68 years!

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