Latest News of LIG from all around the world!

  • LIG Global Fundraising Picnic “Dr. Aibolit”

    LIG Global Fundraising Picnic “Dr. Aibolit”

    “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples” – Mother Teresa This summer a non-profit medical organization Life Is Great Global Foundation (LIG Global) held a fundraising picnic creatively dubbed “Dr. Aibolit”. The event was held at the Half Day Forest Preserve in Vernon

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  • Surya Kuchimanchi, CIO LIG Global Foundation discusses the Triage 2 Discharge Telemedicine App

    Surya Kuchimanchi, CIO LIG Global Foundation discusses the Triage 2 Discharge Telemedicine App

    Continuity of Care for Even the Most Remote Communities & Most Underserved Individuals! December 2, 2014: In the words of Mr. Surya Kuchimanchi, CIO LIG Global Foundation “When I joined up with a small group of compassionate physicians to help establish the Life is Great Foundation, my goals were humble – provide a means for

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  • Volunteer Miguel Labayen, OT nurse from Philippines shares his experience from the camp

    Volunteer Miguel Labayen, OT nurse from Philippines shares his experience from the camp

    The trip to Vikarabad is one of my most memorable trips so far. It was my first ever International medical and surgical mission with Life is Great Global Foundation and it was simply awesome and I thank them for giving me this wonderful opportunity to Experience the culture and customs of India. I am an

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  • Volunteer Leo, Nutritionist shares his experience from the Vikarabad, India Nov 2014 camp

    Volunteer Leo, Nutritionist shares his experience from the Vikarabad, India Nov 2014 camp

    While in Vikarabad, I engaged with local villagers to learn their cuisine. After learning basic, traditional recipes I visited local markets and gathered ingredients to cook and serve over 600 students and volunteers. In the future, I would love to participate in more LIG Medical missions and continue to provide meals for those in need,

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  • Vikarabad, India Nov 2014

    Vikarabad, India Nov 2014

    LIG Global was asked by Mahavir General Hospital to further laparoscopic training of nurses and senior gynecologist. Dr. Togarikar. Our surgical team led by Dr. Ernani Sadural and Dr. Jyotika Joshi performed various laparoscopic gynecological surgeries while reviewing basic techniques with Dr. Togarikar. Our international team of nurses led by Miguel Labayen from the Philippines

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  • Night Out with the NJ Devils Event an incredible success!

    Night Out with the NJ Devils Event an incredible success!

    THANK YOU to EVERYONE who helped make last night’s Night Out with the NJ Devils Event an incredible success! We generated $5,000 for the Life Is Great Foundation! Special thanks to: – Tom Nichols (videography production) – Dr. Jennifer Graf, Dr. Debbra Keegan and Dr. Cris Pamaar (bulk ticket sales) – Shakthi Kumar and Lori

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  • Ironman 2014

    Ironman 2014

    On September 20th, 2014, Kris Bridges, Erling Hoie and I competed in the inaugural Ironman Maryland to raise funds for LIG’s Bob Dorian Volunteer Fund which will be established to financially assist essential volunteers on our medical projects. We raised over $2,000 with donations still coming in.   Ironman Maryland is a 140.6 mile triathlon

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  • Walking for Women Worldwide

    Walking for Women Worldwide

    On September 6th 2014, hundreds of people joined in ” Walking for Women Worldwide”- a fundraising raising event by LIG Global in association with Marian Rose World Mission and supported by Capgemini. Idea behind the walk was to raise awareness of the daily struggles facing women and young girls around the world from staying healthy

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  • LIG Family Picnic-Chicago Fundraiser

    LIG Family Picnic-Chicago Fundraiser

    Thank you to all who made the Picnic In The Park- Chicago LIG Fundraiser of August 24th, 2014 such an incredible success… It was such a pleasure for all of to interact with all the kids, show them how we work and be awed by their innocence. And what fun to watch eminent medical experts

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  • Philippines Trip-July 2014

    Philippines Trip-July 2014

    The LIG team is in the Abuyog, Philippines for a medical mission. Dr Ernani Sadural and the team screened women for cervical cancer & provided medical resources for them along with a number of children . The effects of Typhoon Haiyan are evident here as  thus ravaged area is nowhere close to rebuilding. With the limited resources available to

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  • Bob Dorian IronMan Fundraiser

    Bob Dorian IronMan Fundraiser

    This year as Dr Ernani Sadural and Kristopher Bridges compete in the IronMan Maryland 2014, they honor the Late Dr Bob Dorian for his exemplary humanitarian work with LIG Global Foundation. This grueling race will test each athlete’s strength and endurance as they power through 2.4 miles of swimming in the Chop Tank River, 112

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  • LIG team visits Gynius

    LIG team visits Gynius

    Dr Ernani and Surya Kuchimanchi- founding members of LIG Global Foundation visited Gynius Corporation, makers of Gynocular in Stockholm. Gynocular is the world’s first portable handheld colposcope. LIG plans to use the Gynocular in its cervical cancer prevention programs worldwide. Needless to say, this will increase the detection of cervical cancer in the many remote

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