Hospital Opens Free Hernia Surgery Programme

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Shonowo Hospital

Concerned by the increasing number of Nigerians suffering from hernia, and women with fibroids, a frontline health-care centre committed to grassroots healthcare delivery, is making efforts to address and reduce the incidence in the country.

Shonowo Hospital has provided an opportunity for free hernia and lump removal surgeries for 200 patients, as part of its commitment to making health care affordable and available to low –income Nigerians.

Medical Director, Shonowo Hospital, Agege, Lagos, Dr Samson Shonowo, speaking at the second edition of the annual official opening of free surgery programme, noted that “Hernia is a common condition in our environment and constitutes a serious problem in the male population. Complications are frequently seen in the rural areas due to gruelling physical activity like farm work, many of these is life -threatening and the…

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