Fields of work Surgery/Surgical Specialities
UK Partner False
Developing Country Partner Reco Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit
Contact Elizabeth Dell Charity Manager ReSurge Africa, 4a Liberator House, Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Prestwick, Ayrshire, KA9 2PT, Tel: +44 7849744536 / +44 1292 479849

ReSurge Africa (formerly known as International Reconstructive Plastic Surgery) has helped to establish West Africa's first reconstructive plastic surgery service in Ghana. Training is provided; intensively for qualified Ghanaian plastic surgeons for periods up to 2 years in UK and through teams of volunteer consultant plastic surgeons; anaesthetists; nurses and physios visiting Ghana.  Appropriate equipment for basic to advanced surgery is provided to help advance the local skill base and the number of patients receiving treatment. ReSurge Africa has undertaken with the Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit in Ghana, to create a state of the art burns treatment centre there costing $6 million. Additionally, the Scottish-Ghanaian partnership has also commenced introducing reconstructive surgery to Sierra Leone.

Contact Details



Elizabeth Dell

Charity Manager

ReSurge Africa

4a Liberator House

Glasgow Prestwick Airport




Tel: +44 7849744536 / +44 1292 479849


Dr Albert Paintsil
Director of Plastic Surgery Unit

Reco Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit
Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

Tel: 00233 21 662809