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Sight to the blind, the story of the widow Germaine

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.” Isaiah 60:1 NIV In 2013 Maman Germaine Mouniango from Koulamoutou, Gabon lost her sight completely to cataracts in both eyes. Last month, Maman Germaine had cataract surgery and has completely regained her sight! Maman Germaine was accompanied by one …

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Creative innovations in the midst of COVID-19

In the midst of this COVID-19 global pandemic, Bongolo is continuing to innovate and make creative changes. The following story showcases examples of the ingenuity of the hospital staff. Medical Director Dr. Renée Valach has been training and leading the nursing staff with simulated practices to correctly put on and take off PPE (personal protective …

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La merveille dans le département de maternité

Merveilleux est un mot Français qui se traduit en anglais comme merveilleux, merveilleux, grand, merveilleux, charmant, miraculeux. Une petite fille, bien nommée par ses parents, Merveilleux, est le plus jeune bébé survivant de Bongolo à être né à l’hôpital Bongolo. Le 10 janvier de cette année, les docteurs Izzi Elliott et Renee Valach ont travaillé …

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The Marvel in the Maternity Department

Merveilleux is a French word that translates into English as wonderful, marvelous, great, wondrous, lovely, miraculous. One baby girl, aptly named by her parents, Merveilleux, is Bongolo’s youngest surviving baby ever to be born at Bongolo Hospital.  On January 10th of this year, Doctors Izzi Elliott and Renee Valach worked together during an emergency pre-term …

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Fire!

Mid afternoon on Friday January 17th there was a city power outage at the Bongolo Hospital and Station. The emergency generator was started. Dr. Zach O’Connor went frequently to see if the city power was on so he could switch the hospital back to it and turn off the generator.  About 7pm the city plant …

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