First SNI-Fellowship for a young Burmese Neurosurgeon accomplished

 Dr. Aung Thu Soe Minh with his Swiss colleagues during practical exercises on plastified models

Dr. Aung Thu Soe Minh with his Swiss colleagues during practical exercises on plastified models

 Aung Thu Soe Minh (right), accompanied by the Myanmar anaesthesiologist Dr. Aung Kyi

Aung Thu Soe Minh (right), accompanied by the Myanmar anaesthesiologist Dr. Aung Kyi

As part of our efforts to support neurosurgical eduction in Myanmar, Dr Aung Thu Soe Minh , neurosurgeon in training at the Neurosurgical Department of Yangon University, was invited by SNI to join the neurosurgical Department of the University of Bern, Switzerland for a 3 months period. During his visit in 2014, sponsored by SNI and Professor Andreas Raabe of the local neurosurgical department, he was able get acquainted with standard-of-care neurosurgical procedures and routines. He returned to Yangon in summer 2014 to share his newly acquired knowledge with his local staff, significantly contributing to the further advancement of neurosurgical care in his home country.