SURGICAL AID FOUNDATION IN COLLABORATION WITH KELINA MEDICAL LIMITED IS ORGANISING ITS SURGICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR 2018
THEME: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) and Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones
Surgical Aid Foundation (SAF) has been supporting financially-challenged citizens in need of expensive minimal access surgical procedures have these surgeries done here at home since 2011, in line with its vision to bring affordable hi-tech surgeries to citizens irrespective of their peculiar circumstances, as our own modest contribution to combating medical tourism from Nigeria. Surgical Aid Foundation is offering the following to the general public:
- Free Dental check; Free Quantitative Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) Screening Tests October 15th to 19th 2018.
SAF will take only 50 tests per day. Quantitative PSA test costs N15,000. SAF is offering it for free. Register for free by text or online. You will be given a slot when you register.
Venue: Kelina Hospital, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
- Subsidized High-Tech surgeries October 29th to November 3rd
Usually, a foreign expert, registered by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, joins us for the surgeries each year during this programme.
Venue: Kelina Hospital, Abuja.
The following Surgeries will be considered between October 29th and November 3rd 2018:
- HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) for BPH causing bladder outlet obstruction.
- Laser Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones.
- Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and Lithotripsy using the Swiss Lithoclast Master.
- Laparoscopic Surgery for Gall Stones and Gynaecological Problems.
Only Minimal Access Surgeries will be considered, as has been the practice.
Over 70 patients have benefited since 2011.
Surgeons and Medical Practitioners whose patients are for surgery will be welcome as observers during the procedures.
To register for this programme please contact Abidemi (0708 551 5993) or Irene (0708 877 2311) or Kelina Hospital Front Desk (08033 644 644) or Kelina Hospital Service Manager (0701 683 7070) by WhatsApp text preferably or register on the SAF website. Those who are considered for surgery will be required to complete their pre-operative preparations and booking in advance of the surgery week. Patients for PSA tests or Dental checks must also register with Surgical Aid Foundation and be booked in advance to avoid congestion. Registration with SAF is free.
- Commissioning Ceremony for the 120 Watts Holmium Laser, Moses Technology
Venue: Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre
Time: 2.00pm. There will be a CME Lecture at 11am, before the main event.
Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Prof O.O. Mbonu
Dr. Theophilus Ndubuaku
Special Guest of Honour
Prof. Isaac F. Adewole
Honourable Minister of Health
Prof. Kenneth Ife
The General Public is invited to our Ceremony.