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Mission Kolwezi

One of the latest Medical Missions performed by

theĀ Upright Africa Medical Team.

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We are learning from the people of the Eastern DRC

We are learning from the people of the Eastern DRC

Upright Africa employs a heuristic approach that is unique and makes a significant difference
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The travel from locations can be treacherous at times but necessary.

This river crossing is during our commute from Kalemie to Nyunzu which is one of the future locations of UA. We will be evaluating the hospital over the next few trips to put our plan into motion.
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The travel from locations can be treacherous at times but necessary.

Distribution of handmade outfits

The distribution of 104 handmade outfits led by Lola Lofman and assisted by the UA team. These outfits were given to Aire de Jeux where we acquired a list of each child and asked for sizes and ages. The outfits were made accordingly and it’s...
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Distribution of handmade outfits
Akim is suffering from a severe curve of the spine

Akim is suffering from a severe curve of the spine

Akim is suffering from a severe curve of the spine which left untreated would certainly lead to continued suffering and potentially an early death. He was brought to the UA team (John) and after evaluation sent to FOCOS for life changing and saving surgical intervention....
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Ombeni Lowesso is being supported by Joe and Lois Woods to help in her studies.

Ombeni Lowesso is being supported by Joe and Lois Woods to help in her studies.

Ombeni was caught in an unfortunate landslide from the heavy rains where her brother was killed. After meeting privately and discussing with family members we released her story to the team and immediate family to look for support. This story continues to unfold.
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Angeline was involved in a Motor vehicle accident in May of 2012.

She was refused for intervention due to financial issues and sent home where she sat for 15 months. We were brought to her home by an employee of MMR that was a neighbor. He knew there was something wrong with her but couldn’t explain. After...
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Angeline was involved in a Motor vehicle accident in May of 2012.

UA team’s First Intervention

In Nov of 2013 the UA team completed their first intervention and this x-ray is 2 months post-op. Angeline is doing great and the reduction and stabilization of her leg is complete. We were able to return a citizen of DRC to an active member...
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UA team’s First Intervention
Kisengo traditional medicine has been the only source of help for many years.

Kisengo traditional medicine has been the only source of help for many years.

We have decided to incorporate their help in bringing modern medicine by working with them. We hope to learn as much from them as they learn from us. Together we can impact a much broader spectrum of locals.
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Nyunzu airport is obviously no longer active other than a dirt airstrip.

Nyunzu airport is obviously no longer active other than a dirt airstrip.

This is located near the main town of approx 200,000 people. We can have a large impact with the protocols we have already put into place at some of the other locations.
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