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Local Health institutions offer free surgeries in city

12 June 2019

At least 100 indigent women and children are expected to benefit from free plastic surgeries sponsored by the Women Plastic and Reconstruction surgery project and implemented by the Aga Khan Hospital (AKH), Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), and the Reconstructing Women International. Speaking to journalists at a press conference in Dar es Salaam, the AKH Consultant General Surgeon, Dr Aidan Njau, said that the surgery improved self confidence amongst the population and especially the patients and enable them to become productive members in families. Dr Njau added that a major screening camp to identify needy patients for Phase Five would be held at AKH in Dar es Salaam on 15 June.