January 7, 2011

Volunteer Appreciation Night-February 3

Celebrate the sprit of volunteerism! Thursday February 3, 2011 6.30 pm-8 pm #105, 1985 West Broadway, Vancouver Join us for our Volunteer Appreciation Night where we will announce the winner of the 2010 Volunteer of the Year award. Enjoy home made appetizers, African wine and music. CNIS has over 30 […]
February 12, 2010

The Spirit of Volunteerism

Though all our volunteers make a vital contribution to our work, every year we select one volunteer who has made a particular difference. For 2009, for the first time the volunteer of the year award went to a group: the Okanagan Zambia Health Initiative who introduced CNIS surgical teachings to […]
October 5, 2009

CNIS African market

CNIS would like to thank all the participants, artisans, NGOs, performers who helped make our August 2009 CNIS African Market the most well attended and successful so far. Thank you also to the Vancouver Courier, who kindly offered us free advertising space. Finally thank you to all the dedicated and […]
September 21, 2009

Addis Skills Lab Video Link

[lang_en]Justin Iwasaki, a medical student from Utah, was in Addis Ababa for 2.5 weeks to establish a high quality video link between Operating Room 7 and the Surgical Skills Lab in Addis Ababa.  Now both open and laparoscopic surgery can be shown live, or procedures recorded, edited and stored on […]