The 2020 surgical aid program was themed, “Minimally Invasive Procedures: Support During the pandemic”. The program ran from the 17th of August till the 30th of September 2020. The program considered only Minimally Invasive procedures in Gynecology, Urology and General Surgery.

 

The program also offered free prostate checks (Free PSA tests) to men 50 years and above. 

 

SUMMARY OF ACTIVITY 

NO OF REGISTERED SURGERY PATIENTS

60

NO OF PSA TESTS

53

SURGERIES BOOKED SO FAR

21

HOW MANY SURGERIES WE HAVE DONE

21

PENDING SURGERIES

8

PATIENTS WHO COULDN’T AFFORD DISCOUNTED SURGERY

7

HIGHEST PSA VALUE RECORDED

23.4

LOWEST PSA VALUE RECORDED

0.1

SIGNIFICANTLY RAISED PSA VALUES

8

 

The full report can be downloaded here.

 

 

Kelina Surgical Aid Program 2020

 

 

SURGICAL AID FOUNDATION IN COLLABORATION WITH KELINA MEDICAL LIMITED IS ORGANISING ITS ANNUAL SURGICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR 2020

 

THEME: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY:SUPPORT DURING THE PANDEMIC

 

The surgeries will be done from August 17 to September 30, 2020.

 

The Subsidized Surgeries covered in this year’sprogramme include:

. Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP).

. Laser Lithotripsy for Kidney stones(RIRS, URS, or PCNL).

. Transurethral Resection of the Prostate(TURP)

. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Gall stones.

. Laparoscopic Surgery for uterine fibroids; other Gynaecological cases.

- Other selectMinimally Invasive Surgical procedures.

 

Also, the hospital will sponsor Free Quantitative PSA testsfor men aged 50 years and above using chemoluminescence technology(Roche).

Interested participants should register to be given slots in advance of their coming for tests. Limited slots available.

 

Only Minimally Invasive procedures will be considered, as has been the practice since 2011. We have a long list of patients in dire need of surgery who have been unable to raise the requisite fees. It is for these patients the programme is designed this year. During this programme, registered patients will pay only 50% of the surgery aspect of the fee they were originally given. New patients are also welcome to join. Prospective participants should reach out to the contact persons if in doubt about the coverage of any procedure.

 

To register please for the programmae, contact (Texts or WhatsApp messages):

Kelina Hospital Front Desk (08033644644; 08129908324)

Kelina Hospital Service Managers (0701 683 7070; 0803 330 9669)

SAF Liaison Office: 07088697154

Patient Manager: 09029687957.

 

Alternatively, patients can register on this website via this link.

 

Those who are considered for surgery will be required to complete their pre-operative preparations and booking in advance of the surgery date selected.

 

The General Public is invited to participate.

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SURGICAL AID FOUNDATION IN COLLABORATION WITH KELINA MEDICAL LIMITED IS ORGANISING ITS SURGICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR 2019

 

THEME: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) and Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones

 

 

Surgical Aid Foundation (SAF) has been organizing yearly outreach programmes to support financially-challenged citizens in need of expensive minimal access surgical procedures to 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 in partnership with Kelina Hospital is offering the following to the general public:

 

1.     Subsidized High-Tech surgeries November 11th to November 15th 2019.

 

This year's surgeries will focus on the prostate-Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) using the 120 Watts Lumenis Laser (Moses Technology), the first of this laser in Nigeria. We will also focus on Kidney Stones-Laser Lithotripsy (using the Karl Storz 20 Watts Laser, Calculase) for smaller stones and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (using the Swiss Lithoclast Master or the 120 Watts Laser) for larger Kidney Stones. Early application by patients who wish to benefit or doctors who wish to participate for training on these procedures will guarantee opportunity.

 

Venue: Kelina Hospital Plot 123, by 34 Crescent, 3rd Avenue, Gwarimpa, Abuja.

 

The following Surgeries will be considered between November 10 and 15, 2019:

 

·         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.

 

Only Minimal Access Surgeries will be considered, as has been the practice.

Over 90 patients have benefited since 2011.

 

Surgeons and Medical Practitioners whose patients are for surgery will be welcome to our theatre during these procedures.

 

To register please contact Kelina Hospital Front Desk (08033 644 644), Kelina Hospital Service Manager (0701 683 7070) by WhatsApp text preferably or on the website via this link.

 

Those who are considered for surgery will be required to complete their pre-operative preparations and booking in advance of the surgery week. Registration with SAF is free.

 

 

The General Public is invited to participate.

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