Latvian Medical Foundation

Since 1990, the Latvian Medical Foundation has provided medical supplies, enhanced medical education, developed information technology, and improved pediatric, cardiovascular, and orthopaedic services in Latvia.

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About Us

About Us

In 1987 Dr. Bertram Zarins visited the Soviet-occupied Latvia for the first time to speak at an All-Soviet Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Riga.
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Goals

Goals

In 1989, the First World Congress of Latvian Physicians was held and attended by physicians from the U.S.A., who saw the tragic state of health facilities in Latvia.
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Projects

Projects

The Zarins-Knight Traveling Fellowship promotes the advancement of care in Latvia by enabling doctors to travel abroad and study the latest in medicine.
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Our Fellows

Our Fellows

Each year a committee selects 4 to 6 applicants who are either physicians or medical students within two years of receiving their medical degrees.
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