Category Archives: Operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Privilege of the Pap

As the volunteer Medical Director of the Safety Net Clinic of the Center for Black Women's Wellness in Atlanta, I have the luxury of talking with women about their individual risks of cervical cancer, and encouraging eligible women to get the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine.  All of the women have individual appointments and the…
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Operating in the DRC

On my recent and third trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for Projet Myome - the Fibroid Project - I accomplished more than I had imagined.  First, I was able to train a Congolese doctor to do a myomectomy, as we say in surgery, from skin to skin.  Operating from early morning until…
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