EMERGENCY IN UKRAINE: Help Us Give Medical Supplies!

What do we know? The fighting and bombing that started on February 24, 2022, in Ukraine has been going on for several days. Recent attacks on Kharkiv and Kyiv have displaced countless families and resulted in numerous injuries, some life-threatening. Hospital staff are overwhelmed, particularly as they are being forced to take shelter underground in … Read more

What is a medical mission trip?

doctors on volunteer medical mission

What are medical mission trips? Medical mission trips exist to provide medical care and education in countries where healthcare services are limited or difficult to access. At USFC, our medical missions are specifically organized around complex surgical procedures. Our trips have two main objectives: to operate on sick children and to train local medical staff (surgeons, doctors … Read more

Meet Arun from Cambodia

Arun is an 18-month old child from a small village in Cambodia. When his parents noticed he was suffering from stunted growth and constant fatigue they knew something was wrong. Fortunately, with the support of USFC’s ECHOES© program, Arun received a tele-consultation with French surgeons Professor Alain Deloche and Professor Daniel Sidi. During the tele-consultation … Read more