Author: Danelle Hannan

May 8th, 2024

Operation Childlife Celebrating 20 Years Transforming Children’s Lives

Operation Childlife originated from a request from the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation (CNFC) in 2004 to upskill and mentor paediatric doctors and nurses in Children’s Hospital Number 2, Ho Chi Minh City, and to carry out a number of complex…

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May 8th, 2024

Operation Childlife and Muhimbili National Hospital awarded ESTHER Ireland accreditation

ESTHER Ireland, an Irish Health Service initiative which facilitates and supports Irish health service partnerships, has granted ESTHER accreditation to Operation Childlife and Muhimbili National Hospital.   Accreditation with ESTHER Ireland indicates that a partnership is committed to quality service delivery,…

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April 3rd, 2024

“The art and science of plastic and reconstructive surgery: A manual of surgery” by Dr Abdulla Fakhro, available to medical professionals with limited resources. 

OCL Volunteer, Dr Abdulla A Fakhro, MD FRCSI FACS, a plastic surgeon with prior experience in medical missions and a keen interest in reconstructive surgery, joined an Operation Childlife mission to Jordan in partnership with Atlantic Humanitarian Relief (AHR) in April 2023….

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March 7th, 2024

Operation Childlife Tanzania – February

Our OCL heroes were back in back in Tanzania in February, saving lives and training colleagues in Muhimbili National hospital, Dar es Salem. The team was made up of  Prof. Martin Corbally, OCL Founder and Programme Director, and Consultant Paediatric…

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February 26th, 2024

Operation Childlife and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Travel Fellowships

This prestigious bursary, awarded jointly by RCSI and Operation Childlife, aims at supporting surgical trainees or medical professionals in gaining additional expertise by participating in international paediatric healthcare missions, while also conducting research into the areas of altruism and global…

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January 18th, 2024

Operation Childlife trip to Tanzania – January 2024

We are delighted to have a team at the Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania, this week, consulting on many children with complex cases and performing much needed surgeries.  Long-term OCL volunteer Prof. Fergal Quinn, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist, Children’s Hospital…

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December 22nd, 2023

As we near the end of 2023, we at Operation Childlife have so much to reflect on and be proud of over the past 12 months, all of it made possible by the generosity, of our supporters, partners, volunteers, and…

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November 28th, 2023

Clinical Mission to Vietnam – November 2023

A team of our wonderful Operation Childlife volunteers spent a week in City Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital No. 2. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in late November.   This trip is an annual visit in partnership with the Christina Noble…

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November 28th, 2023

Operation Childlife Real Life Superhero Awards

Our volunteers are true superheroes! And during our November mission to Vietnam to perform complex, life saving surgeries on children there, two of our heroes were recognised as such!  Operation Childlife is delighted to designate Prof Mark Redmond and Dr…

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October 20th, 2023

Operation Childlife work in Tanzania 2023

Operation Childlife have sent volunteers, Professor Martin Corbally (Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and OCL Programme Director) Professor Fergal Quinn (Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist) on individual trips, and two teams, to the Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam in 2023.  The…

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