The next microsurgery training mission will take from September 19th to 24th in the microsurgery laboratory in Mother Theresa University Hospital, Tirana. Mr Jack McCann will make his third training visit to this centre which Irish Friends of Albania have established with support from Irish Aid and most recently Electric Aid.
Up to 20 surgeons from Albania and Kosova will participate in the training which will improve their skills and knowledge of micro-surgery. They come from all specialties of surgery . Mr McCann will also liaise with Tirana University on its plans to include microsurgery within the curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine.
Essential items needed to support this trip are sutures, micro instruments and Irish Friends of Albania is very grateful to medical companies and hospitals which can assist with their supply.