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2nd CHANCE is a Swiss non-profit organization that aims to develop reconstructive surgery in low and middle-income regions as well as in post-war contexts

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We are engine of the training in reconstructive surgery
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We grant access to quality surgery for patients in need of care
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We campaign for reconstructive surgery to be integrated into health policies and humanitarian aid at local and internal level

KEY POINTS

  • 10 workshops organized/year in Africa
  • 3 Workshops of plastic reconstructive Surgery in Eastern and Austral Africa
  • 2 Workshops of childbirth and sexual injuries surgical repair in Ethiopia
  • 3 Workshops of giant goiter training Surgery in Eastern Congo (DRC)
  • 2 Workshops of Anaesthesia in Eastern Congo (DRC)
  • More than 100 surgeons trained, more than 1500 patients operated since 2010
  • Pedagogical Support (movies, books, interactive internet platform, grant for exams)
  • Certification of autonomisation
  • Networking at African level for Reconstructive Surgery
  • Advocacy for Reconstructive Surgery at African regional and at International levels
    ( The G4 Alliance, WHO )
  • Collaboration with international NGOs ( Smile Train, Mending Faces, Lifebox, ReSurg )

PRESENTATION VIDEO

DONATE

Your contribution enables us to make progress.
Please help us to develop training systems for doctors specializing in reconstructive surgery of traumatized patients.

Second Chance Association

IBAN CH75 0024 0240 1147 9501 T  (CHF)

IBAN CH49 0024 0240 1147 9561 Q (EURO)

IBAN CH65 0024 0240 1147 9560 W (USD)

BIC UBSWCHZH80A


Avenue J.-D. Maillard 1 bis

1217 Meyrin
Switzerland

info@2nd-chance.org

2nd CHANCE LEARNING CHANNEL

2nd Chance develops high quality medical pedagogical courses adapted to training professionals in low and middle income countries. These tools are currently provided free of charge to the « school of surgeons » web platform of the College of surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa and used during workshop organised in the countries of the region.

TRAINING VIDEOS
Upper-Deltoid Island Flap
Upper-Dorsal Ulnar Artery Flap
Upper-First Space Dorsal Kite Flap
Lowe-Distal Soleus Muscle Flap