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Bénin Saturation 100 %

Pulse-oximetres for all hospitals in Bénin

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Thanks to the efforts of RC Genk Staelen - D1630- and their contactclub RC Cotonou Centre- D9102- all hospitals in Bénin were provided with 2 oximetres.That means that eventually mortality during anesthesia by operations can be reduced from 1 patient in 177 surgeries to 1 patient in 177.000 operations..Pulse-oximetry improves the security during anesthesia and could be used in the undevelopped countrys thanks to the WFSA and Lifebox Foundation in according with the medical team from Prof. Ph. Baele and prof. M. Chobli.After 3 years of intense work,the medical team has succeeded to provide all the 55 hospitals in Bénin with pulse-oximetry by the support of The Rotary Foundation with a contribution of 39.000 USD.The humanitarian action "Benin saturatio 100 % " is closed on september 12 -2014 by " the Didactic Conference" at the University of Cotonou in presence of all involved parties as well as the representative of the Ministry of Health.

International, Disease prevention and treatment

Benin

15 June 2012

10 June 2015

Club Foundation

Genk-Staelen, Limb., Belgium (Rotary Club)

De Heer Paul BEERDEN, Genk-Staelen | contact

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    Ale Abassi and Minister of Health
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    University Cotonou
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    Prof. Baele and Dr. Heylen René
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    University Cotonou
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    Paul Beerden and Prof. M. Chobli
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    demo pulse-oximetry prof. Baele
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    Prof. Baele
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    Didactic Conference
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Total volunteer hours
6,000
Hours
Number of volunteers
50
People
Total cash contributions
39,000
USD
Total in-kind contributions
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USD