The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: U.S. Surgeons Offer Free Services in Narok

A team of US surgeons will be visiting the country next month to provide free surgeries.

The surgeons will be in Kenya from March 4-8 and will provide both general and plastic surgeries.

Their trip is courtesy of Global Village Ministries, a non profit organisation in the United States that provides medical and dental care, and helps fund community projects in various countries. The doctors come to Kenya three times a year (March, July and October) and provide care mostly in Narok South District. They have helped provide solar systems in primary schools, built a laboratory, and organised the surgical team in Narok District Hospital.

Global Village Ministries is currently building Olmalaika - a home in Sekenani, Narok, for young disadvantaged Maasai girls who are in primary school. They are funding the entire project and will manage the home. Each of the girls will be able to continue their education.

Those who want to be attended to by the visiting doctors will need to register as soon as possible at the Narok District Hospital - via Dr Lang'at in the Emergency Department.

Meanwhile, from March 13-25, a team of 51 health professionals from various places around the world will provide care in Taita District, South Coast, and Narok South.

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