From India to Africa: A New Approach for Faith Based Healthcare in Africa




Frugal Innovations, Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries, Laptop Cystoscope, Human resource, and equipment sharing

Author Biographies

Gnanaraj Jesudian, SEESHA: Surgical Services Initiative Association of Rural Surgeons of India

MS (Gen), MCh (Urology), FICS, FIAGES, FARSI, International Federation of Rural Surgeons, Adjunct Professor (biomedical engineering), Karunya University, and Director Medical Services, SEESHA, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Henning Mothes, DTC

MD, Professor, Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Jena, Germany,
and President, Global Surgery Germany


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How to Cite

Jesudian, G., & Mothes, H. (2024). From India to Africa: A New Approach for Faith Based Healthcare in Africa. Christian Journal for Global Health, 11(1), 198–201.



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