Interventions Medical Training
Interventions Medical Training

Medical Interventions

Saving Lives and Limbs

For those who already have diabetes, improved medical care makes a dramatic difference in personal health. ‘Amanaki Fo’ou trains local medical professionals to improve the standard of wound-care, anesthesiology, nursing, and collaboration between surgeons and doctors.

Improved care makes a difference.

In one community, ‘Amanaki Fo’ou surgeons worked side by side with local surgeons to supplement training on limb-sparing techniques. They observed hospital stays from diabetic foot sepsis decrease from two months to less than two weeks.
‘Amanaki Fo’ou and local anesthetists worked together to implement techniques that use less gas or IV anesthesia which improves pain control and decreases side effects from anesthesia.

Our medical team trained local nurses to become certified by the National Association of Wound Care, giving them the skills needed to handle the complicated wounds caused by diabetes.

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We Need Your Help

Whether you’re giving a donation, spreading the word on social media, or joining us on a medical mission, our success depends on volunteers like you getting involved and making an impact.


Your donation goes a long way


Great partners make a great difference


Needed: volunteers with big hearts and willing hands

Dr. Rob Ferguson

Chair of Treatment Team

Co-founder of ‘Amanaki Fo’ou’ with wife Andrea Ferguson

Since 2013, Rob Ferguson has been working with ministries of health, medical professionals, government leaders, and hospital and clinic staff to address the management, treatment, and education on the sequelae of diabetes. Rob is a reconstructive surgeon and hospital system medical officer with Intermountain Health (based in Salt Lake City, UT). His focus includes training teams on surgical management of diabetic complications as well as working with local teams to recruit volunteer specialists to meet their goals and needs.



Rob graduated from Brigham Young University prior to obtaining his medical degree from the University of Virginia. His surgical and specialty training programs include the University of Kentucky, MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX), and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei, Taiwan). He obtained a masters in business administration from the University of Utah.