NEWS

22
January
2019

Miles for Maternal Health

HOP, HOP, HOP! Run for the Scotia Bank Charity Challenge benefiting the MMS Foundation. Join our team and help us improve maternal health in Africa.  WHEN? April 27th-28th 2019. WHERE? Jean-Drapeau Park, Montreal. WHY? Because way too many African women suffer from obstetrical complications due to childbirth. More than 50,000 new cases of obstetrical fistula are diagnosed every year in Africa. This is…

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17
December
2018

We are back from our 10th surgical mission in Rwanda

Our volunteer doctors and nurses offered free fistula repair surgery to 9 women at the Ruhengeri Hospital in November. This mission was particularly difficult for our surgical team who had to deal with very complex cases. Hopefully, our patients will recover promptly and get back to a normal life soon! Do you want to learn more about this…

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5
October
2018

Participate in our crowdfunding campaign!

Click here to discover our “Dignity for African Mothers” campaign that was launched to help our team of volunteer doctors and nurses offer reconstructive surgeries to women who suffered serious childbirth injuries in Rwanda. Please donate and share widely! Tax receipts are available.

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16
August
2018

Fundraising Supper “Tuscany at Auberge Saint-Gabriel”

In order to organize the next surgical mission in Rwanda in November, MMS Foundation organizes a fundraiser supper “Tuscany at Auberge Saint-Gabriel”, taking place on September 20th at 6:00 PM at Auberge Saint-Gabriel. As the honorary president, Michele Boisvert invites montreal community to take part to this refined evening, under the theme of gastronomic delights, to benefit the…

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3
June
2018

14 Women Were Cared for During Our Fourth Mission in Rwanda

Our first surgical mission of 2018 took place at the Ruhengeri Hospital in June. 14 women are regaining their dignity thanks to the work accomplished by our medical team. All of our patients have ended their post-surgical stay, and are now back home. A follow-up consultation is planned for each of them in November. This mission was led in…

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8
April
2018

Our next mission to Rwanda in May

The MMS team will join the local team of the Ruhengeri Hospital from May 22nd to June 2nd. We are already working with the local surgeons to identify our new patients, and to follow up with those who underwent surgery last November. A heartfelt THANK YOU to all our donors and volunteers who made this mission possible! The…

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29
January
2018

Make your Aeroplan miles count!

You can now use your Aeroplan miles to support the cause of maternal health. You have some miles and would like to help our Foundation? Click here to donate, and Aeroplan will add 10% to your contribution!

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19
January
2018

Anniversary of our first medical mission

Today, as we celebrate the anniversary of our first medical mission, our president, Jacques Corcos, shares his emotion: « I’m glad to see the familiar faces of those who have supported our work since day one! For the past seven years, these same individuals, and many others have contributed to making our Foundation as strong and successful as…

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23
December
2017

12 women cared for in Ruhengeri

Our third surgical mission at the Ruhengeri Hospital in Rwanda took place from November 29th to December 9th. Our medical team (Dr. Shachar Aharony, Claudia Champagne, Dr. Jacques Corcos, Dr. Alfred Homsy, Christiane Honeine, Dr. Duane Hickling, Andrea Juarez and Bibi Ycois) joined the Ruhengeri Hospital’s local team to help 12 women suffering from obstetrical fistula. On their…

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12
August
2017

12 Women Cared for at Ruhengeri Hospital

Our second mission at the Ruhengeri Hospital in Rwanda took place from May 31st to June 11th 2017. Our medical team, in collaboration with the local team, operated on 12 women. We were also able to see our patients from our previous mission, and we are glad to report that many of them are healed. To all the…

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