Italian medical team is conducting Orthopedic surgery at the Halibet Hospital.
Asmara, 22 April 2016- Italian medical team is conducting Orthopedic surgery at the Halibet Hospital.
According to Dr. Solomon Tsegai, head of Surgical Unit at the Hospital, the Italian medical team “Annuliamo La Distanza” had been active in strengthening the good relationship between Eritrea and Italy since 1998 and has conducted surgeries for children with Orthopedic disorders for many years.
He further indicated that the Medical Team in the past four years invested for the construction of 12 rooms including surgical, sterilization, ware house, toilets and bed rooms for doctors and others.
The newly built building that was operational recently is equipped with modern medical equipment assisted by the Italian medical team.
According to Dr. Luili Prosperi, the coordinator of the medical team, indicated that the Italian medical team comes to Eritrea twice a year to conduct Orthopedic surgery for children and also to share experiences with the Eritrean medical professionals.
The ‘Annuliamo La Distanza” Italian medical team is one of the medical teams that conduct medical assistance to far distance countries and for the 12th time it is conducting surgery in Eritrea. 1200 patients have been beneficiaries so far.
The medical team encompasses one Medical doctor, three specialist nurses, one anesthesiologist and one Technician.