Operation Childlife has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University in Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain), The Bahrain Red Crescent and the Jordanian Red Crescent.
RCSI and Operation Childlife have announced a new Fellowship aimed at supporting surgical trainees or medical professionals in gaining additional expertise by participating in international paediatric healthcare missions.
Dr Jean Hughes, Operation Childlife Board member, delivered the presentation “Operation Childlife Transcending Borders: Changing Children’s Lives and Sharing Healthcare Expertise” at the 8th edition of the Science Summit, on theme of the Sustainable Development Goals
Dr Vittoria Campanella and Dr Cosetta Maggipinto joined the Operation Childlife mission to Vietnam in November 2022, spending two weeks in Ho Chi Minh City children’s hospitals.
Operation Childlife volunteers attended a Paediatric Acute Surgical Support (PASS) training course in Vietnam in August, to gain accreditation as course facilitators.