BENEFITING: INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION
I am writing to request your support for my upcoming medical mission trip to Nigeria. Together with a team of Vanderbilt surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses, I will be traveling to Ekot Ikpene, Nigeria from November 3 to November 17. We will provide greatly-needed surgical treatment to patients with tumors, congenital deformities, and rare diseases of the head and neck. This annual trip is organized by my mentor Dr. James Netterville and the International Health Care Foundation. Through donations, the IHCF funds our travel to Africa as well as the costs of medical care for the patients in this underserved population. Each participant has been asked to raise $2500 to cover the cost of the international flight, lodging and food.