SAVE LIFE THROUGH MOBILE SURGEONS MONDULI DISTRICT SURGICAL CAMP REPORT AKNOWNGEMENT Board of Director of “SAVE LIFE THROUGH MOBILE SURGEONS” is conveying appreciation to MOHSW, DED , DMO Monduli and all hospital workers for good coorparation making the sugical camp possible. TEAM We had a team of four surgeons:Dr Casper Haule M.D, MMED General Surgery. Dr Luzango Maembe M.D, MMED Gynaecology/Obstretrician Dr Elimwidini Swai M.D, MMED Gynaecology/Obstretrician Dr William Ramadhan. A M.D, Mmed General Surgery. IMPLEMENTATION In coorpation with Monduli Distric Hospital Doctors and Nurses our Team divided interchangably into three groups two surgeons in theatre, one in recovery and one surgeon screening patients. SURGICAL CAMP 261 patient appeared within four days of the camp. Among those 84 patients were found to have different surgical and gynaecological problems which required surgery. We managed to operate 24 patients within the four days of stay. Most of our patients were females who had uterine myoma, ovarian mass, breast tumor,Recto-viginal fistula, lipoma and incisional hernia and males who had inguinal hernia, chronic appendicitis and soft tissue tumors. Those patients who needed further investigations and other specialities were referred to Serean Hospital and Muhimbili National Hospital. All patient operated were admitted for maximum of five days and all discharged in good condition asked to come for follow up clinic after two week. CHALLENGES 1. There was no anaesthetic machine and most of the patients were operated using spinal anaesthesia and ketamine in combination with pethidine . 2. No adequate theatre stuffing. 3. Lack of working equipments e.g surgical instruments. This Camp was Made Possible by, SLMS Members contributions and Monduli District Management.
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