gSource Announces Fourth Donation Of Instruments To FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital In Ghana
gSource, LLC is pleased to announce a fourth donation of their surgical instruments to the Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS), a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
The donated instruments, valued at $5,730, will be provided to the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital in Accra, Ghana for use in orthopedic procedures to help alleviate musculoskeletal problems including complex spine and pediatric orthopedic disorders. To date, gSource has donated instruments valued at $25,400. Surgical instruments are in need as FOCOS hopes to complete more than 150 surgeries in 2014.
“Once again we are pleased to be able to donate gSource instruments to the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital in Ghana. It gives us great satisfaction to know our donation provides the FOCOS volunteer surgeons with the finest instruments to perform the corrective orthopedic surgeries needed by their patients in order that they may live a life free of pain and incapacitating disability”, commented Gerd Billmann, President of gSource.
Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) was founded in 1998 by Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Chief Scoliosis Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The FOCOS mission is to provide comprehensive, affordable orthopedic and spine care to underserved communities in Ghana and throughout West Africa. Thanks to the generosity of supporters, FOCOS volunteers have performed over 1,000 corrective orthopedic and joint procedures for adult and pediatric populations.
In April 2012, the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital in Accra, Ghana opened its doors. The 50 bed dedicated hospital offers comprehensive orthopedic services including diagnostics, imaging and laboratory, outpatient consultation and surgical care. FOCOS aspires to become the premier orthopedic teaching hospital in sub-Saharan Africa. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.orthofocos.org.
gSource was founded in 1999 and is committed to putting the finest instruments into the hands of surgeons and their teams. Crafted from German surgical stainless steel, and recognized by their finely finished surface, gSource instruments are designed to perform with precise surgical function. They are also conceived to be affordable. It is this combination that distinguishes the gSource brand.
More than a source for quality instrumentation, gSource is an advocate for the orthopedic community. The company is relied upon to provide superior instrumentation for spinal and orthopedic procedures, and do so in a time-critical fashion. With the ability to create entirely new instruments in a timely and economical manner, and an inventory of over 3,500 patterns available for same day shipment, many world leaders and innovators in orthopedics and spine have found in gSource a trusted and reliable partner.
For more information, visit www.gSource.com.