It was thus with a sense of privilege that I visited his hospital in Lambarene
where his excellent work continues today unabated.
Kurth is a physician and scientist in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Respiratory Medicine at Charite Medical University, Berlin, Germany, and in the Infectious Disease Control Group at the Centre de Recherches Medicales de Lambarene
The Infrastructure and Local Development Project will cover three new provincial capitals (Makokou, Koulamoutou and Tchibanga) in addition to the previous six cities targeted by LIDP I (Libreville, Port-Gentil, Franceville, Oyem, Lambarene
It is a 'master mask* of the Galoa of Gabon, and had been given to Dr Albert Schweitzer who opened his first hospital in Lambarene
in Gabon in 1913.
Afterward, I hitchhiked with a Dutch participant to Gabon, passing through Lambarene
, site of Dr.
Instead, Mark Higgins found work with the legendary German-French philosopher, humanitarian and medical missionary Albert Schweitzer at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarene
, Gabon, a complex in the humid jungle that included a leper village.
During those years, the story of Schweitzer's efforts to improve the health of Africans in his hospital in Lambarene
ignited my companions' and my imagination.
Etymology: The new species is dedicated to Francois Mengila, born in Lambarene
, living in Libreville, in appreciation of his continued help as driver and guide during all collecting trips of the second author in Gabon since 2002.
The original Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, which began in 1979, continues to send medical students to work at a hospital Schweitzer founded in Lambarene
The logistics, ably organised in close co-operation with Gabon's Head of State, President Mi Bongo Ondimba and his administration, allowed physicians, scientists, researchers, representatives of pharmacological companies and NGOs to participate in two days of debate and panel sessions, as well as a trip to Lambarene
, the small town on the banks of the River Ogooue where Schweitzer built his hospital.
There is evidence some traffickers operate out of Lambarene
to avoid detection in Libreville.
Some of these friends visited him in Africa and performed with him in Lambarene