2009 Mission

During the April 2009 mission trip of Project Hue, the following results were accomplished:

  • 11 participant physicians were divided in 2 teams:  the medical team and the surgical team.  These two teams were supported by 3 young volunteers and 3 Information Technology associates.
  • The surgical team was composed of 6 surgeons who provided consultation and screening to 110 patients:
    • These surgeons then performed life changing surgeries on 49 patients at Central Hospital, University Hospital and City Hospital of Hue.
    • In addition, they conducted a one day seminar to 46 local plastic surgeons

2009 Surgical Team At Hue Central Hospital Seminar: Drs Antony, Huyen, Silver, Sum, Torina, Luu, and Nhat

  • The medical team was composed of 5 physicians:
    • They participated in morning rounds with local attending/resident physicians and medical students at Central Hospital and University Hospital.
    • They treated over 700 impoverished patients at the outpatient clinics of Tue Tinh duong Hai Duc and Thien Sanh.
    • They gave a half day course at Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy and provided updated information on internal medicine, pediatrics and psychiatry.

2009 Medical Team at Hue Collegue of Medicine and Pharmacy Seminar: Drs Sum, Huyen, Henry, H Phuc, Gupta, Loi, and Huy.

  • To meet the need for performing advanced microsurgery, Trantien Foundation donated a microsurgical lab to Central Hospital so that the local surgeons could be trained in the newest procedures in plastic surgery.
  • With the support from Trantien Foundation, a department of Plastic Surgery is being established and will be improved at Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy.

2009 Medical and Surgical team at Thien Sanh Clinic: