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Update on funds raised 2016

Dear colleagues, We have raised close to $90,000 dollars so far for this year’s Doctor’s Day in May. Well done to all! This goes a long way in Africa. There are many of you who I hope will still contribute to this year’s effort having given generously in previous years. For logistical reasons the main

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Doctors Day In May 2016

Dear Colleagues Doctors Day in May is this Friday. I hope that you are in a position to join hundreds of other doctors who are participating this year – some have already made substantial contributions. Please recall, This is quite possibly the most effective and efficient way for the majority of us to use our medical

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Two weeks to go until Doctors Day in May

Dear Colleagues, There is less than two weeks till Doctor’s Day in May- Friday, May 20th Hope you will join hundreds – (perhaps a thousand or so?) of your colleagues in making a significant contribution to this year’s effort. Please recall: We have already raised over $300,000. This has gone towards training hundreds of health care

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Gearing up for Doctors day in May and a look on our progress

Dear colleagues, My co-directors and I are gearing up for Doctors Day in May. In the interim, the effects of your previous and on-going contributions are continuing to be implemented by our partners. In Sierra Leone, UNICEF continues to help rehabilitate the badly battered health system- never terrific but hugely further degraded by Ebola. In

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You can help us make a difference – by spreading the word

Dear Colleagues, Recently, I gave a feedback presentation at the NSW Rheumatology annual meeting. I believe it was well received. There were many already signed-on supporters in the audience. Gratifyingly, two of the senior rheumatologists, Mike Prowse and Mark Arnold have volunteered to give similar presentations at Grand Rounds at their respective hospitals. As you

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Our progress so far, with your help

Dear colleagues In these times of major challenges presented by massive refugee movements, I hope you feel justifiably proud of the contribution you have already made to help with medical problems that are not merely local. Twice the Doctor funds, totalling over $300,000 collected, have been directed towards training healthcare staff in Sierra Leone to

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Doctors Day in May campaign update

Dear colleagues, Thank you for your generous contribution to Doctor’s Day in May 2015. We have collected over $70,000 so the Twice The Doctor foundation has raised over $300,000 since inception 18 months ago. For those who have yet to contribute to this year’s campaign but wish to do so there’s still time. Remember the

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Doctors Day in May 2015

Dear All On Thursday 21st May, numerous doctors from Gosford and Wyong hospitals will be donating a day’s pay to help fund the work of doctors and nurses in Africa, thereby being “Twice the Doctor”. There will also be a major launch at Royal Prince Alfred hospital with media attending. There has been quite a

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Gearing up for Doctors Day in May 2015

Dear colleagues and supporters,   Thank you for your generous support of the Twice The Doctor Foundation which has raised approximately $1/4 Million for boosting Sierra Leone health infrastructure, combating Ebola and treating reversible blindness in Kenya (with funds being administered by UNICEF and the Fred Hollows Foundation)   UNICEF’s Chief Executive Norman Gillespie asked

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