OPERATION EAR DROP KENYA PROJECT IN KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL
The Operation Ear Drop Kenya biannual project in Free Ear Surgery Session and Training on Temporal Bone Dissection for the residents in KNH concluded successfully. The project which commenced on Monday 18th April 2016 ended on Friday 22nd April 2016.
The project focus on correcting internal ear defects on children. The main objective of the project is to bring free ear and hearing healthcare and to assist 50 patients at subsidized fee of Ksh. 8,000 per patient, a cost that is covered by Ear Drop-Netherlands. The surgeries were conducted by the volunteer team of doctors from Netherlands led by Prof. Gerrit Jan Hordijk in collaboration with KNH and University of Nairobi- ENT Department of Surgery.
The project also offered a training opportunity to KNH Resident Doctors and medical team on the latest technology in corrective ear surgery and transfer of knowledge.