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"This exceptionally well-written book, a compelling tribute to the human spirit and generosity, brings into sharp focus the shortage of surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa.  This is a book that every student and practitioner of global surgery will find enjoyable and inspiring reading."


 Dr. Haile T Debas, surgeon and founder of UC  San Francisco Global Health Sciences.

The Story

As with many great stories, Our Good Hands began with a tip, in this case from my boss ...

The Issue

Here are 5 billion reasons why the shortage of surgeons is one of the world's most pressing health problems.

Book Sources

Learn more about the sources and documents behind Our Good Hands.

Send Forth the Healing Sun

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