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Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission: CanGO Medical Team – GoFundMe Donations Request

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission – CanGO Medical Team for Guyana in 2022
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After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, the CanGO medical team will be returning to Guyana in the Fall of 2022 to provide healthcare to the mostly indigenous peoples in the interior of the country. In preparation for this mission, three directors, i.e., Dr. Clare Mitchell (Medical Director), Conrad Joseph (member-at-large) and Yvonne Triesman (President), will be traveling to Guyana in May to meet with officials at the Ministries of Public Health, Foreign Affairs and Indigenous Peoples Affairs. They will also visit Kwakwani (Region 10), Warakaba and Akawini (Region 2).
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If you would like to support our Fall medical mission, donations could be made on our GoFundMe page at:
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For additional information about our organization (annual reports, pictures, etc.,) please visit our website at www.cangomission.org.
Thank you for your support.

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CanGO): Report on Surgeries – 2019

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CanGO)

CHILDREN FROM REGIONS 1, 2 AND 4 RECEIVE TREATMENT AT THE GEORGETOWN PUBLIC HOSPITAL

 While on the annual Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CanGO) to Guyana in 2018, the following patients were diagnosed by Dr. Clare Mitchell (Developmental Paediatrician and Medical Director of CanGO) and referred to Georgetown. When possible, children were treated by local (Guyanese) surgeons. The outcome of this collaboration was:

  • Two (2) children with cleft lip and/or palate for surgery to Dr. John Mitchell, President of the Health and Educational Relief Organization (H.E.R.O.), an American organization.
  • One (1) child to Dr. Shawn Legall, a Guyanese Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, for a tonsillectomy.
  • One (1) child to Dr. Marissa Seepersaud, a Guyanese Pediatric Surgeon for a hernia repair.

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