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December 24, 2023

Christmas Comfort

by Irene Westendorp from the CEML Palliative Care Team The name of the lady in the photograph above is Sao. She is 48 years old and […]
November 23, 2022

Improving Quality of Life: Palliative Care at CEML

At CEML, nurse Irene Westendorp had observed a need. Patients who had been diagnosed with terminal illnesses were often discharged to face the world alone. Should […]
June 20, 2022

Emerlinda

When Emerlinda came to CEML the 6-year old had already been vomiting up blood for days. Other medical professionals had been unable to diagnose her condition. […]
April 27, 2022

Perspectives on the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is not yet behind us, but two years after cases were first reported in Angola, many friends of CEML may be wondering how […]
March 28, 2022

“A Light Shining in the Darkness.”

That is how Dr. Sam Chen has described his experience volunteering at CEML. Since his first visit in 2017 Sam has resolved to place his expertise […]
March 10, 2022

In Full Light

The original lights in the CEML operating theater were a generous donation from a hospital in Canada who had just phased them out. However, the lights […]
August 23, 2017

Surgical Intelligence Saves Valentina’s Life

Three-year-old Valentina arrived with her parents. They came many miles, hoping that the doctors and nurses at CEML could help their little girl. Valentina’s face was […]
November 2, 2015

River Blindness in Angola

CEML Ophthalmologist, Dr. Steve Collins, recently returned from a two-week trip to the central Angolan village of Andulo. The people living in this remote community have […]
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