You will provide credit card and personal information only to CCBill's secure site.Your information is transmitted via encryption between you and payment system."It's a new economic model that we hope will help make this sustainable long-term," Hagland said. Hagland said there's a professional medical staff that comes from Duke University Hospital, it gave us such comfort and confidence," Rash said.Kim Rash, an American missionary living with her husband in Uganda, needs neck surgery. After conducting medical assessments, their list of patients that will be treated is narrowed down to 24, although it will rise to 30 by the end of the week.We never see your credit card or personal information.For credit card or check payment: The cost for 3-day access is .99 will renew at .99/monthly if not cancelled (limited traffic of 1000 mb per day)."Knowing that ahead of time and still doing an operation is not correct.That's not a morally right thing to do." Part of the program involves having patients who can afford to pay the hospital a small amount for the surgery that will be performed.
As the unpacking was underway, the Duke physicians were consulting with patients to assess their conditions and needs.This will offset the cost of other surgeries where patients have no ability to pay.The team from Duke does not charge for their service since it is a humanitarian undertaking, but they want to help Mengo Hospital keep the program afloat when they return to Raleigh.Hagland said his team regrets having to turn some patients away. "Because some of the stuff is just too hard to do." Brian Makutano suffers from spina bifida and traveled with his parents from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda, a 10-hour drive.The 7-year-old boy is scheduled to receive surgery to repair his spine from pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Grant used to work at Duke and now brings his own small team to help in Uganda.