Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
::Bugando Medical Centre
PEDIATRIC COLORECTAL SURGERY AT BUGANDO MEDICAL CENTRE BY MENDING KIDS.
Mending kids, an organization working to save the lives of children in over 54 countries,
including the U.S.and around the world, by providing access to critical life- saving surgeries and helping communities
to create self –sustaining surgical programs.
It is an International organization that funds children to have surgeries close to home,
child care and also train local surgeons.
In collaboration with general surgery department at Bugando Medical Centre about 25 children
to be operated within 7 days of this mission with pediatric colorectal surgery.
However, they also bring equipment and consumables that are not available locally
together with assisting in Training and skill transfer to Medical subspecialties, Nursing Subspecialties and Biomedical engineering.
Moreover Mending kids is accompanied with another team of ENT surgeons,
whereby 10 children to be operated with pediatric airway Surgery, congenital neck masses together with ear evaluations at the clinic.