June 27, 2012


Machame hospital is over 100 years old, situated at 1500 meters up the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the site of one of the six […]
May 24, 2011

Office visit from Uganda

CNIS had a pleasant surprise visit to our Vancouver office from some of our African partners, when four Ugandan doctors attended the Conference on Surgery and […]
May 20, 2011

A Magical Night for West Africa

CNIS’s annual fundraiser A Night in Magical Timbuktu was held in Vancouver on May 6th to raise funds to establish West Africa’s first Injury Control Centre. One hundred guests, 50 […]
May 17, 2011

CNIS first surgical skills course in Haiti

  It is over a year since the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti occurred and the country is continuing its slow recovery. All segments of Haitian society […]
May 1, 2011

Twinning letters to Ethiopia

Students in grades four to seven at  Lord Tennyson Elementary School in Vancouver, BC are the first Canadian school children to participate in the Canada/Ethiopia Twinning […]
April 6, 2011

Rotary support for CNIS work in Uganda

CNIS would like to thank the Carrasco family and the Rotary Club of White Rock for their generous donation of $8,000 towards CNIS work in East […]
March 28, 2011

Juno Award winner plays at CNIS event

3-time Juno award winner Alpha Yaya Diallo and his band will perform at A Night in Magical Timbuktu, CNIS Vancouver gala fundraiser on May 6th.   […]
March 1, 2011

Volunteer of the year – Dr. Wylam Faught

Dr. Wylam Faught, MD, FRCSC, Head of the obstetrics/gynecology department for the University of Ottawa was given the 2010 Volunteer of the Year award for his contribution […]
July 27, 2010

An Evening for International Surgery

CNIS and uOSSC invite people in the Ottawa area interested in supporting our work to An Evening for International Surgery. Location: The brand new University of Ottawa […]