Duke’s New Surplus Program Helps Revitalize Neurosurgery in Kampala

Mike Haglund, M.D., a Duke neurosurgeon

Mike Haglund, M.D., a Duke Neurosurgeon

When Duke neurosurgeon Michael Haglund, M.D., Ph.D., visited New Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda last January, he was astounded at what he saw.

“This national hospital has 1500 beds and only one ventilator,” he says. “When they anesthetize patients, they have to handbag – have people squeezing a bag of oxygen to help a person breath. MORE »

August 1, 2007 | Duke Global Health Institute