Sierra Leone: UK plastic surgeons to perform free operations at Holy Spirit Hospital
A team of surgeons from the United Kingdom will be performing free reconstructive-plastic surgeries at the Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni in northern Sierra Leone from 8-13 May. A note from the hospital says the operations will target people with “congenital problems (problems from birth) or acquired problems (injuries from accidents) such as varied burn injuries, post burn contracture, keloid, skin grafting, lipoma,” among others.
Holy Spirit Hospital is a well-recognised medical facility in the Northern Region of Sierra Leone. Starting initially in 2002 as a small clinic established by the then Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Makeni, Most. Rev.