Tag Archive: Niger

Dec 01

Maternal Mortality in Niger & Fashion International de la Mode Africaine 2011

Fashion Internationale de la Mode Africaine FIMA 2011 It was a pleasure to return to Niamey, Niger, this trip by far the most fashionable, sponsored by internationally renowned designer Alphadi and his innovative wife Kadidja, along with United States Ambassador Bisa Williams and the First Lady of Niger, colleague Dr Malika Issoufou Mahamadou. Promoting health and wellness …

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Sep 22

An act of perimenopause, signifying nothing. DR Congo et. al. explained…

Macbeth Act III Scene V, The Heath. Thunder. Enter the three Witches, meeting Hecate. “… And you all know, security Is mortal’s chiefest enemy.” “You’re going to (DR) Congo again? Why?” Just about one year ago, I fielded a guest-blogger question posed by Women’s Voices for Change womensvoicesforchange.org and for this entire year, I’ve struggled to …

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Aug 18

Fistula Repair in Africa; one surgeon’s experience

(c) 2007, Urogynics, PLLC It was my second voyage as a volunteer fistula surgeon to the landlocked desert country of Niger. The flight to Niger takes 5 hours from Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris, a labrynthe of terminals connected by shuttle buses. And here the tribal excursion begins, standing on line, all of us …

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