July 1997 Bulletin

Orthopaedics Overseas seeks volunteers

Orthopaedics Overseas is seeking volunteers for Tanzania. The program is focused on improving the quality of orthopaedic care in the northern part of Tanzania by providing orthopaedic training to personnel at Bugando Hospital in Mwanza. Volunteers teach modern skin grafting techniques, correction of club feet, introduction of modern tracking techniques and training in the use of power orthopaedic equipment. Assignments are for one month. Housing is available for a reasonable fee. Contact Orthopaedics Overseas at (202) 296-0928 or Wendelin W. Schaefer, MD, program director, (414) 458-9274.


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