Some 50 children have been assessed by the team of medical practitioners currently conducting a General Surgery Mission by the World Pediatric Project (WPP).


The Mission is led by Dr. Jeffrey Luckesh, a Pediatric General Surgeon, who said that 12 children have been selected for surgeries to be carried out this week (9th - 13th January).

Dr. Lukesh also said that they conduct three to four cases a day, and that the surgeries conducted so far have been successful.




SOURCE: NBC

 

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