News

  • Koma Akim

    We are delighted to feature Dr Koma Akim, a general surgeon from South Sudan, as our latest War Doctor Hero. South Sudan is the world’s youngest sovereign state, having gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Since December 2013, the country has been embroiled in a civil war that...

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    The DNF team, in partnership with MSF Spain, recently returned from our latest mission to Yemen which brought in 31 surgeons from across the country for a specialised five-day training course. Since 2015, Yemen has been the stage of one of the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophes. Hundreds of thousands...

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    In this Christmas newsletter we celebrate you, our wonderful supporters. Thanks to your kindness and generosity, this year we have been able to deliver nine specialised training courses in eight countries, training 127 medics from all across the world. The doctors we train share their knowledge with colleagues, expanding our global...

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  • impact report graphic

    We are delighted to share with you our first ever Impact Report. Thanks to your continued support and generosity, we are proud that the Foundation has trained a total of 772 doctors across 27 courses, improving the patient outcomes for the medical victims of conflict all across the world....

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    Hello and welcome to our latest news update. In this month’s issue, we reflect on our recent STAE course with the Royal College of Surgeons, put the spotlight on one of our #wardoctorheroes and celebrate the six runners who took on the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise £10,000 for...

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  • Carlos with Female Surgeons Argentina

    We’ve recently returned from running two HEST courses in South America, a first for the David Nott Foundation! Held in Santiago and Córdoba, these back to back courses drew in 52 surgeons from all over the continent, expanding our global network of war doctors and improving the quality of...

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  • Lucien Wasingya Kasereka, Uganda

    Our global network of #wardoctorheroes is at the heart of everything the foundation strives to achieve, and we are proud to introduce Dr Lucien Wasingya Lusenge from Uganda in this latest instalment. When Lucien was just 3 weeks old, he contracted a febrile disease and his health deteriorated rapidly....

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  • R4 1

    Following our September STAE Course, David Nott and one of the Libyan surgeons we trained were featured on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme with Mishal Husain. Referred to as ‘Sara’ to protect her identity, this surgeon spoke to David and Mishal of how she, and other doctors working...

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  • Charlotte Wilson skydive – on the day

    After constantly reading about the heartbreaking impact of barrel bombs and landmines on the lives of children and families, Charlotte Wilson decided to do something different for her 70th birthday. Instead of presents and material things, she bought herself a tandem skydive and invited her family and friends to...

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