Vail Valley woman joins medical mission |

Vail Valley woman joins medical mission

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado –A six-person volunteer medical team, including surgical tech Doreen Somers of Edwards, will work in Tororo, Uganda for two weeks performing surgery for people who suffer with blindness due to cataracts.

The team from International Relief Teams leaves from Eagle County airport on Saturday morning. The organization’s surgical teams have worked in Brazil, Ecuador, Fiji, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Romania, performing cataract, reconstructive and general surgery for people living in the poorest areas of these countries.

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