Kenya

“Truly, I think this is a great day for this country.  In fact I don’t know why we’re not covering it on national news, and putting it on the front page of all the newspapers…The fact that all the hospitals represented here are going to get pulse oximeters is important for the continent.”

– Dr Wangui Thang’a

Eldoret 21What a thrill to stand with the beaming Dr Thang’a, the Kenyan Society of Anaesthesiologists and Scangroup Limited, the Kenyan communications firm sponsoring the donation of 300 oximeters to every government OR in the country.

This unique partnership pairs Kenyan faculty with Kenyan funding in a three-year Lifebox project to provide safer monitoring and safer surgical practice for every patient.

For more on the back story, click here.