July 2013 Blog Posts (4)

August Mission Trip to Lui

Hello all, it has been a while since I have posted on this blog.  You will hear from me and others fairly often for the next 6 or 7 weeks.  After some worries concerning the recent political events in South Sudan we have determined that the mission trip scheduled for August is a GO.  Team One will be leaving from the US and the UK on August 11 and 12 respectively.  Team Two will leave from the US and Sweden on August 20. 

We have learned that the masonry work on the chapel at Lunjini…

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Added by Dan Smith on July 31, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Staying abreast of the news in South Sudan

On Tuesday, we heard news that President Salva Kiir Mayardit has sacked his Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny and the SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amoun.  Along with the sacking, President Kiir has suspended all national ministries, including their deputies and handed over, temporarily administration of the ministries to Undersecretaries and announced his attention to reduce the oversized ministries to 18. 

Many questions are being raised especially about safety for…

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Added by Evelyn Smith on July 25, 2013 at 9:04pm — 1 Comment

This caught my attention...

...it's a portable ultrasound device that can be used on tablets and smart phones.

http://ultrasound.24x7mag.com/post/2013/04/24/Mobisante-launches-tablet-ultrasound-system.aspx

I also have been doing some reading on how training village midwives in Africa to be able to see very rudimentary things on ultrasound, such as bleeding, breech presentation, etc.…

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Added by Maria Evans on July 16, 2013 at 6:01pm — 1 Comment

Theft from Diocese of Lui's Office

Bishop Stephen just rang from Lui to ask me to pass on to you all the bad news that thieves broke into the Diocesan Office last night, and stole the main computer server, one computer, a laptop with a lot of data on it and two screens.  He hopes to get the IT technician who works for CUAM Doctors with Africa to look at the situation as the stack of equipment (modem etc) in the corner is still there and Stephen's laptop, fortunately not stolen, seems to respond to it, but he can’t connect to…

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Added by Anne Powell on July 1, 2013 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

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