Kybele Assists Ghana’s Second Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Kybele Assists Ghana’s Second Pediatric Intensive Care Unit By Dr. Nathan Tighe, Kybele team member In January 2018, Dr. Alan Woodruff, Dr. Nate Tighe and nurse Melina Burns were invited to provide an educational program for the staff of a brand new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. […]

Major Strides in Kybele’s Saving Lives at Birth Initiative in Ghana

Major Strides in Kybele’s Saving Lives at Birth Initiative in Ghana By Erin Pfeiffer, Kybele Grants Manager We are honored to be a Round Eight awardee of the internationally recognized Grand Challenges Saving Lives at Birth program — one of Kybele’s most prestigious recognitions to date. In 2019 and 2020, Kybele is scaling our proven, […]

Kybele Wins Prestigious Saving Lives at Birth Award

Award will be used by the global nonprofit to scale an innovative obstetric triage system that dramatically reduces wait time and improves maternal and neonatal healthcare across Ghana WASHINGTON – Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenges Canada has awarded Kybele-Ghana $491,480 USD to scale up an innovative triage system to high-risk obstetric hospitals. Funds matched […]

Kybele Offers Global Health Experiences During Residency

OB anesthesia fellows, Dr. Matt Hatch (left) Wake Forest and Dr. Onyi Onuoha (right) University of Pennsylvania,  help set up a donated anesthesia machine.  By Medge Owen Global health opportunities offer unconventional educational experiences for senior-level resident and fellow physicians. It allows them the satisfaction of giving back as they share the medical knowledge they’ve […]

Local Health Care Workers Plan Medical Teaching Trip to Ghana

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Four Winston-Salem residents will join a group of 16 obstetric & gynecology and pediatric specialists from across the United States, Croatia and Canada for a medical teaching trip to Ghana on Friday, January 26, through an organization called Kybele (Key-bell-a). The local volunteers include: ▪ Medge Owen, M.D., Kybele founder and associate professor of […]