Malawi: 32 Students Leave on Scholarship to Israel – Mary Makhiringa (Malawi News Agency)
Four female and 28 male students from Bunda College of Agriculture and the Natural Resources have gone to Israel for 11 months of intensive training in livestock and crop production.
Israel Trained Tanzania’s First Heart Surgeon for Kids – Stephanie L. Freid (Ha’aretz)
The Israel-based Save a Child’s Heart program has been providing cardiac care to children in Tanzania since 2008, performing hundreds of procedures each year.
A team of 20 Israeli operating-room and intensive-care nurses, anesthesiologists, perfusionists and intensive-care doctors has traveled to Mwanza, led by Dr. Lior Sasson, the head cardiothoracic surgeon at Israel’s Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, to back up Godwin Godfrey, Tanzania’s first and only pediatric heart surgeon.
The team was with him during his specialization training in Israel, and they’ve brought a ton and half of medical gear – most of which they’ll leave behind.