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  • THE 1ST ANNUAL CELEBRATION of International Nurse’s Day at the United Nations

    THE 1ST ANNUAL CELEBRATION of International Nurse’s Day at the United Nations

    THE 1st ANNUAL CELEBRATION of International Nurse’s Day at the United Nations Nurse’s front line roles in tomorrow’s global health delivery. FRIDAY, MAY12, 2017 10:00 am-2:15 pm UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK UN Conference Room 11 Come celebrate the anniversary of Nursing and meet some of the most diverse nurses who make nursing universal yet unique!

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  • LIG Global is proud to announce that we have earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency!

    LIG Global is proud to announce that we have earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency!

    LIG Global is proud to announce that we have earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency! We are eternally grateful to our volunteers, donors, supporters and the communities with which we collaborate. Thank you all!

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  • ABA faculty, Jason Vladescu, Participates in International Medical Mission

    ABA faculty, Jason Vladescu, Participates in International Medical Mission

    Caldwell, N.J., January 19, 2017 – Dr. Jason Valdes, Ph.D., BCBA-D, NCSP, associate professor in the Caldwell University Department of Applied Behavior Analysis participated in an international medical mission in Iloilo, Philippines in January. Approximately 90 people took part in the eight-day mission trip. During the mission, participants provided cervical cancer screening, education, prevention, treatment,

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  • Medical-surgical mission benefit many Ilonggos

    Medical-surgical mission benefit many Ilonggos

    HUNDREDS of Ilonggo patients benefited from the four-day medical and surgical mission of Marian Rose World Mission (MRWM) and Life is Great (LIG) Global Foundation last week. The mission brought 98 volunteers, composed of doctors, nurses, and other medical workers from the United States of America (USA) to undertake the medical procedures for free. It

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  • Teaneck Physician Provides Medical Care To Underserved Globally

    Teaneck Physician Provides Medical Care To Underserved Globally

    TEANECK, N.J. — What continues to shake Teaneck physician Ernani Sadural on almost every mission trip he takes is that the underserved people he helps aren’t all that different from some of his neighbors. The board-certified general obstetrician-gynecologist launched his organization — Life Is Great (LIG) Global — following the catastrophic 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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  • Appalachia GI Mission Trip

    Appalachia GI Mission Trip

    Special thanks again to our friends at The Health Wagon, Norwood Community Hospital in Virginia, and all the wonderful volunteers from Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBARNABAS Health and LIG Global Foundation who continue to serve the people of Central Appalachia. Video credit and heartfelt gratitude to University of Chicago student and LIG volunteer, Ms. Shereen

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  • check out our own Dr Claudine Sylvester talk about LIG Global ….

    check out our own Dr Claudine Sylvester talk about LIG Global ….

     

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  • Getting ready for our Annual Trip to Iloilo, Philippines….

    Getting ready for our Annual Trip to Iloilo, Philippines….

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  • LIG Global sent their 1st team to work with the Children’s Cancer Center

    LIG Global sent their 1st team to work with the Children’s Cancer Center

    LIG Global sent their 1st team to work with the Children’s Cancer Center at the Arturo Grullon Regional Government Hospital in Santiago, DR. The hospital provides medical services for 14 of 32 provinces referred to as “El Cibao”, the most populated REGION in The country. The borders of “El Cibao”, occupying the central and Northern

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  • LIG GLOBAL 2016

    LIG GLOBAL 2016

    In April we are fulfilling our 35 heart surgeries and we made it 1 year ago with lig global, we can make 04 heart surgeries (02 changes, 01 aortic myocardial revascularization and mitral 01 change). In addition to 12 complex angioplasty (coronary stents) and 01-Chamber Pacemaker. Thanks to God, to lig global, the regional government

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  • LIG Global participated in it’s 1st medical mission at the Holy Family Surgery Center in Honduras

    LIG Global participated in it’s 1st medical mission at the Holy Family Surgery Center in Honduras

    LIG Global participated in it’s first medical mission at the Holy Family Surgery Center in Honduras. Holy Family Surgery Center, SCA Medical Missions and Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos partner to offerweek long medical mission trips in Honduras. The Holy Family Surgery Center is a world class ambulatory surgery center founded by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Daly,

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  • Thanks to Peru volunteer team for successful campaign!

    Thanks to Peru volunteer team for successful campaign!

    LIG Global would like to thank our Peru volunteer team for one of our most successful campaigns! Our 17 volunteers led by LIG Executive Director Yasmin Lopez consisted of a wide range of specialists and youth volunteers who worked hand in hand with the Regional Government of Cajamarca and their medical staff. Our Cardiology team

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  • 4th Annual Trip to Iloilo, Philippines!!

    4th Annual Trip to Iloilo, Philippines!!

    Thank you to our sister charity Marian Rose World Mission led by Nancy Gourishankar and Dr. Cris Pamaar for organizing and sponsoring our 4th annual trip to Iloilo, Philippines!! Our list of medical activities included: 63 free gynecological and breast surgeries, over 200 cervical cancer screenings and 30 cryotherapy treatments in our mobile medical unit,

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  • Happy New Year from LIG Team

    OUR WEBSITE Hello LIG friend and supporter!! It is our honor and pleasure to wish you a happy and healthy New Year! At year-end, have you ever wondered what your donations are used for? Your donations to LIG have funded incredible work… here are just a few highlights of what you have helped create: FIRST

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  • Successful Trip to Vikarabad, India

    Successful Trip to Vikarabad, India

    Successful trip to Vikarabad, India at Mahavir General Hospital. Thank you to our dedicated team: Dr. Sanjay Lalla. Dr. Ajay Varma, Shambavi Rao, Kurun Reddy, Vikas Kuchimanchi. Spent New Year’s in Kerala, India. Now off to join the Philippines team.

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  • LIG Global team in Vikarabad

    LIG Global team in Vikarabad

    LIG Global team in Vikarabad, India performing Plastic Surgery and GYN surgery. Happy New Year to our family and friends back home!

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  • Congratulations, Ernani!

    Congratulations, Ernani!

    On November 12, 2015, Dr. Ernani Sadural was honored by the Dominican Republic Relief Organization (DRRO). Congratulations, Ernani! We are so proud and honored to work with you. It’s such a joy to see that others are able to appreciate all of the good you do.

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  • MÉDICOS NORTEAMERICANOS YA ESTAN EN CAJAMARCA

    MÉDICOS NORTEAMERICANOS YA ESTAN EN CAJAMARCA

    Hoy Iniciaron campaña médica de cirugías cardiovascular y ginecología en Hospital Regional de Cajamarca Después de 11 meses de firmado el convenio entre el Gobierno Regional de Cajamarca y la Fundación Lig Global, la llegada de los médicos de Norte américa se hizo realidad, ayer arribaron a la ciudad de Cajamarca un equipo de 21

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  • Thanks to our awesome Anesthesia team

    Thanks to our awesome Anesthesia team

    Thanks to our awesome Anesthesia team, Dr.Ramesh Singa and super anesthesia tech Mr. Chris Shadis. They were able to resuscitate and tuneup several malfunctioning anesthesia machines for the Taiwan Regional Hospital in Azua, Dominican Republic.

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  • LIG Global would like to thank our friend and supporter

    LIG Global would like to thank our friend and supporter

    LIG Global would like to thank our friend and supporter, Dr. Rick Miller, Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, NJ for visiting Blackfeet Community Hospital in Browning, MT. The foundation for a Tele-perinatalogy service was explored. We look forward to working with the Indian Health Services and the dedicated local staff headed

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  • LIG Peru Team!!

    LIG Peru Team!!

    Ernani Sadural, Neha Rana, Yasmin Lopez, Candice Lopez, Rich Lopez, John Cruz, Luis Garcia, Fabiola Rodriguez Lopez, Ruslan Fridman, Nick Kuchimanchi, and Timothy McManus. We were able to conduct training in Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques, CPR, Basic Suturing, Basic Self Defense Skills as well as cervical cancer screening and treatment. Thank you to our local

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  • Walking-For-Women-in-India-Sep-12-2015

    Walking-For-Women-in-India-Sep-12-2015

    On September 12th 2015, hundreds of people joined in “Walking for Women Worldwide”- a fundraising raising event by LIG Global in association with Marian Rose World Mission. Idea behind the walk was to raise awareness of the daily struggles facing women and young girls around the world from staying healthy to keep the family unit

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  • Formal Relationship with Two of the Premiere Medical Institutions in the Philippines

    Formal Relationship with Two of the Premiere Medical Institutions in the Philippines

    We are pleased to announce a formal relationship with two of the premiere medical institutions in the Philippines – University of Philippines and University of Santo Tomas! Dr Cristy Pamaar and Dr Ernani Sadural solidified the partnership between LIG Global, Marian Rose World Mission and the University of Philippines/Philippines General Hospital in their campaign to

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  • Randall T. Weeks Humanitarian Scholarship

    Randall T. Weeks Humanitarian Scholarship

    Randy Weeks mirrored the LIG vision statement. He was a life of kindness, compassion and gratitude. He honored all people, whether lifelong friends or someone he met for the first and last time. His needs were simple – family, home, health and friends. And everyone was a friend. Son of a surgeon, Randy was born

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  • Alumni Dreams Come True as Global Health Nonprofit Gains Momentum – Sarah Plumridge

    Alumni Dreams Come True as Global Health Nonprofit Gains Momentum – Sarah Plumridge

    Dr. Ernani Sadural, ’92 MD, is chief medical officer of Life is Great Global Foundation, a nonprofit he and five other Feinberg School of Medicine alumni created and launched in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. During countless hours of studying, six Feinberg medical school students bonded over interests in community service and dreamt

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  • Day 2 Nepal

    Day 2 Nepal

    I spent the day traveling around Nepal with my new friends from Global Karuna to see the affected communities. Our first stop was in Bhaktapur, the “Cultural Gem of Nepal” 20 km outside of Kathmandu where we saw toppled ancient Hindu and Buddhist temples/shrines. It must be indescribably heart wrenching for the Nepalese to see

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  • An update from Nepal

    An update from Nepal

    Dear Friends, I am in Kathmandu staying at a local relief camp run by a wonderful group of Nepali volunteers. They are called Global Karuna (which means “Global compassion”) and led by a young inspiring charismatic visionary Buddhist Monk named Venerable Metteyya Sakyapatta. They have been working tirelessly for the past 19 days accumulating and

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  • Dr. Ernani Sadural, new director of global health, Barnabas Health. – (BARNABAS HEALTH)

    Dr. Ernani Sadural, new director of global health, Barnabas Health. – (BARNABAS HEALTH)

    Barnabas Health has named Dr. Ernani Sadural its director of global health to coordinate the system’s national and international humanitarian outreach and to help to assess future initiatives. Barnabas Health doctors, nurses, employee teams and individuals have traveled to countries throughout the world and many areas in the United States on supportive missions to aid

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  • American Doctors in Cajamarca

    American Doctors in Cajamarca

    Life is Great Global Foundation is holding its cardiovascular and gynecology surgery health campaign at Regional Hospital of Cajamarca. After 11 months of the agreement signed between the Regional Government of Cajamarca and LIG Global Foundation, the doctors from North America finally arrived yesterday in the city of Cajamarca with a team of 21 medical

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  • Wound Care Center Grenada

    Wound Care Center Grenada

    Collaborative clinic run by Grenadian Ministry of Health, St. George’s University, LIG Global Foundation and TEI Medical Since May, 2015. Volunteer wound care specialists and surgeons from the United States have been conducting monthly wound care clinics in Grenada in collaboration with local Grenadian medical teams supported by St. George’s University. LIG Global Foundation and

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