Sutures – Sutures can be the difference between life and death.  (a dozen sutures $60)

Surgical Supplies – CNIS welcomes donations of used gently surgical instruments for our African courses. For more information please contact us.

Supplies needed:

  • Steinmann Pins
  • Periosteal Elevators
  • Gigli Saws – wires only
  • Specula + Retractors for Obstetrics
  • Number 3 & 4 regular + 3 L & 4 L scalpel handles
  • Stitch-cutting scissors
  • 7″ curved Metzenbaum scissors
  • Bandage scissors
  • Tissue forceps – w/ teeth and no teeth
  • A variety of forceps (type not essential)
  • A variety of needle drives (name not important)
  • Volkmann Retractors = 4-prong blunts
  • Graves speculums – small + medium sizes
  • Green Armytage Forceps – 8″ straight

ESS teaching equipment Support our skills lab in Kampala, Uganda ($7,000)

Obstetrics models –  Buy an obstetrics model for our obstetrics courses ($300)

Fabric, foam and vinyl – We use fabrics, foams and vinyls to teach essential surgical skills, obstetrics, hernia repair and amputation. (Donate towards sewing supplies)

Teaching manuals – Help print our course manuals ($39 each)

C-Section Models – We convert simple pet carriers into obstetrics models ($25)

Bricks – Help us build an Injury Control Centre in Bamako, Mali. To buy a brick, click here.