Dr. Victor Awuor of OhioHealth leads team of neurosurgeons to treat patients on Kenya mission

Written by Alan Condon | June 13, 2019 | Print  |

A group of neurosurgeons led by OhioHealth's Victor Awuor, MD, are traveling to Kenya to treat patients for neurosurgical conditions, reports 10TV.

The trip is part of an initiative from nonprofit organization, The Kisumu Neuroscience Institute, to treat patients in Kisimu, Kenya, who have no access to neurosurgical care.

Dr. Awuor told 10TV that Kenya — a country with a population of 48 million — has only 20 neurosurgeons.

The medical team consists of nurses, surgeons and scrub technicians who will treat patients suffering from neurosurgical conditions, as well as traumatic brain injuries and tumors.

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