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CONGO 2014 NGALIEMA HOSPITAL CLARÓS FOUNDATION BARRAQUER FOUNDATION APRIL 27- MAY 4

CONGO 2014 NGALIEMA HOSPITAL

CLARÓS FOUNDATION BARRAQUER FOUNDATION

APRIL 27- MAY 4

The Clarós Foundation is a non-profit organization whose main aims are the fight against profound hearing loss and offer medical cooperation in Third World countries in the ORL field.

The Clarós Foundation attends the needs in Emergent coun- tries, and at the same time provides scholarships to doc- tors with no financial resources, since 1997. Offers instructional courses in Emergent Eastern Eu- rope countries, Asia, Africa.

The Clarós Foundation, for years has been conducting its mission in the fields of audiolo- gy, speech rehabilitation, otho- rhinolaryngology, phoniatrics, facial plastic surgery and oral surgery. These projects have been materialized in many parts of the world, including India, Rumania, Republic of Moldavia, Ethiopia, Senegal, Liberia, Ca- meroon, Gabon, Gambia, Kenya, D.R. Congo, Sudan and shortly Ghana, Mozambique and Angola with the donation of medical supplies, essential life-saving medicines, and needed medi- cal equipment which otherwise would not be available, and providing free medical care and surgeries to people in need, as well.

Additionally, donates and adapts hearing aids and some hearing implants to patients affected with hypoacusia.

Board of trustees

Honorary Chairman:

Andrés Clarós Doménech MD PhD

President:

Pedro Clarós MD PhD

Vice-President:

Mr. Antonio Sagnier

Patrons:

Mr. Jaime Aragall Mrs. Ainhoa Arteta Mr. Jaime Bonet Mr. José Bros Mrs. Montserrat Caballé Mr. Carlos Chausson Mr. Carlo Colombara Mr. Juan Diego Flórez Mrs. Bárbara Frittoli Mr. Ramón Gener Mr. Raúl Giménez Mr. Marcel Gorgori Mr. Juan-Carlos Llarás Mrs. Lucrecia Pérez “Lucrecia” Mrs. Montse Martí Caballé Mr. Stefano Palatchi Mrs. Raquel Pierotti Mr. Juan Pons Mrs. Carmen Pujol Mrs. Isabel Rey Mrs. Ana María Sánchez Mr. Joan Manuel Serrat

Secretary and legal advisor:

Mr. Fernando Foix

Vice-Secretary:

Mrs. Luisa Pujol Herrick

Treasurer:

Andrés Clarós MD.

Registration No.: 1.466 ID No.: G-62.421.482

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Barraquer Foundation

The Barraquer Foundation was founded in the year 2003 by Prof. Joaquin Barraquer and Drs. Rafael and Elena Barraquer. It’s main objective is the diffusion of ophthalmology and become universal in its most humanita- rian aspect.

Among its sphere of action stands out to facilitate financial and assistance aid to patients in need at Third World countries. The “Joaquin Barraquer” Re- search Chair in Ophthalmology offers support to ophthalmology investigations, award scholar- ships in the field of ophthalmo- logy and promote The Eye Bank for the Treatment of Blindness.

The Barraquer Foundation has collaborated jointly with the Clarós Foundation at several humanitarian expeditions in countries such as India, Gabon, Camerún, Kenya, D.R. Congo, Senegal and in few months, Gha- na.

Other projects are being planned for this year in Africa.

Clarós Foundation Team • Pedro Clarós, MD PhD (Barcelona) • Misol Pérez Carretero, MD (Madrid)

Clarós Foundation Team

• Pedro Clarós, MD PhD (Barcelona)

• Misol Pérez Carretero, MD (Madrid)

• Chantal Backes, MD (Andorra)

• Rita María Gaitan Tovar, MD (Barcelona)

• María Teresa Bernardo, MD (Portugal)

• Sara Costa Ramalho, MD (Portugal)

• Mrs. Mª del Carmen Pujol (Barcelona)

• Mrs. Tania Rodriguez Yangüela (Barcelona)

• Mrs. María Pilar Serna Peinado (Zaragoza)

ORL and Neck & Face Surgeon ORL and Neck & Face Surgeon Internist Anesthetist Othorinolaryngologist Othorinolaryngologist Instrumentist Pharmacist Audioprotesist

Barraquer Foundation Team

• Elena Barraquer, MD PhD (Barcelona)

Opthalmologist

• Ignacio Zabal, MD (Barcelona)

Anesthesista

• Idoia Rodríguez, MD (Barcelona)

Opthalmologist

• Mrs. Alice Baxadonne (Italy)

Volunteer

• Mr. Tristán Paredes (Barcelona)

Volunteer

• Mr. Stefano Bosio (Barcelona)

Volunteer

• Mrs. Mª Elvira Figueras (Barcelona)

Instrumentist

• Mrs. Mª Elvira Figueras (Barcelona) Instrumentist Local Team • Jean de Dieu Mutijima, MD •

Local Team

Jean de Dieu Mutijima, MD

Pierre Sylvain Muteba, MD

Site

NGALIEMA Hospital

Under the Patronage of Her Excellency Mrs. Olive Lembe Kabila, First Lady of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Sunday, April 27th. Arrival to Kinshasa.

Warm welcome.

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First day of work.

All the medical material is al- ready at the hospital ready to be set up.

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Preparation of the Othorinolaryngology and Opthalmology operating rooms.

Real transformation of the operating rooms.

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Each of us has a role.

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In few hours the operating rooms are transformed.

We began attending patients.

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Clinical case selection.

Some are tragic.

The Virgin’s gaze accompanies us.

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Four operating tables are active.

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Medicines donated by Kern Pharma.

And by Laboratorios Dr. Esteve.

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The surgeries are conducted one after the other one.

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Lots of facial mal- formations and many children to be ope- rated on.

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We appreciate the visit of the Embassy of Spain.

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General and local anesthesias are alternated.

Dr. Chantal, an excellent support.

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Multiple cases of cleft lip to be operated on, all types and ages.

Multiple cases of cleft lip to be operated on, all types and ages. 18
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In this mission we have operated 35 cleft lip cases and 2 orbital exenteration cases.

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Other types of tumors and malformations.

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Mme. Olive Kabila, First Lady of the country, joins us during the consul- tation visits and thanks us for our mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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All the patients are happy and thankful.

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A group photograph with the First Lady Mme. Kabila.

To bring an end to our mission, a brief excursion to the Congo River.

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THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU.

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU. During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted: Medical visits: 200 patients

During the mission, Clarós Foundation has conducted:

Medical visits: 200 patients Surgeries: 87 patients Among them:

Cleft lip: 35 Face and neck tumors: 17 Orbital exenterations: 2 Goiter: 17 Malformations: 16

Adaptation and hearing aid donation:

Attended patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29

Barraquer Foundation:

Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686

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patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29 Barraquer Foundation: Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686
patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29 Barraquer Foundation: Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686
patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29 Barraquer Foundation: Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686
patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29 Barraquer Foundation: Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686
patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29 Barraquer Foundation: Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686
patients: 81 Audiometries: 52 Hearing aid adapted patients: 29 Barraquer Foundation: Cataracts: 240 Medical visits: 686
Dr. Pedro Clarós wishes to express his gratitude to the following entities: -To all those

Dr. Pedro Clarós wishes to express his gratitude to the following entities:

-To all those who have joined us in the humanitarian missions. -To all the Clarós Foundation Board of Trustees. -To all the Barraquer Foundation Board of Trustees. -Gaes Solidaria. -Kern Pharma, S.L. -Laboratorio Aragó, S.A. -Laboratorios Dr.Esteve, S.A. -Prim S.A -Neomedic S.A. -Tecnoquirúrgica S.A. -Mr. Josep Duró. (Andorra). -To the Military Wife Association. -Mme. Georgette Faila. -Perfumerias Julia. -To the Embassy of Spain in Kinshasa. -To the Foundation of Her Excellency Mrs. Olive Lembe Kabila, First Lady of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

and other anonymous entities for collaborating with our Foundation and offering their help.

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Clarós Foundation Headquarters: C/Los Vergós, 29-31, 08017. Barcelona. España. Tel. +34 93 203 12 12

Clarós Foundation Headquarters:

C/Los Vergós, 29-31, 08017. Barcelona. España. Tel. +34 93 203 12 12 - Fax +34 93 280 33 32 E-mail: fundacion@fundacionclaros.com Web: http://www.fundacionclaros.com Registration nº 1.466 ID No.: G-62.421.482