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2013-01-21 08:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spine Africa Project, a 501(c)(3) U.S. based charity, www.spineafricaproject.org, is pleased to announce that it has chosen the Society for Advanced Spinal Intervention, www.sasiglobal.com, a 501(c)(6) U.S. based charity, to collaborate in the development of the minimally invasive spine educational and training programs at the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Spine Africa Project has been providing spine educational and...

2013-01-07 08:29:50

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spine Africa Project (SAP) has appointed Dr. Denis Mukwege, MD, as Vice President, and Dr. Roger Luhiriri, MD, as Executive Director. Drs. Mukwege and Luhiriri have been influential in raising international awareness of health issues and human rights violations in the regions of the eastern Congo. Their advocacy will bolster the efforts of the Project to raise funds to provide medical outreach and training and to build education...

2012-09-24 06:21:42

GlobalECHO Foundation's Blended Approach to Investing and Philanthropy Leverages the Power of Wall Street to do Good NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GlobalECHO Foundation (www.globalechofoundation.org), a 501©(3) charitable foundation dedicated to providing innovative funding solutions to many of the challenges facing the world community, yesterday announced its commitment to provide funding support to the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

2011-06-13 09:00:00

TORONTO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX:BAA) (TSX:BAA) is pleased to announce that the Banro Foundation, a charity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"), has led the effort to raise $80,000 for the world-renowned Panzi Hospital in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). A general referral hospital located in the city of Bukavu, the Panzi has earned a global reputation in the field of medical care...

2008-07-25 15:01:08

By G Wayne Miller Tomorrow's walk raises money to help Dr. Denis Mukwege, who mends the bodies of girls and women who have been sexually assaulted in the Congo. An African surgeon who brings hope to victims of one of the world's worst ongoing atrocities wants to extend his mission beyond the operating room. And here in Rhode Island, a group is joining his cause with a nearly year-long series of events that begins with a fund-raising walk tomorrow in Wickford. In his surgery, Dr....