Morbidity Management for Neglected Tropical Diseases
MA partners with the Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to train surgeons, conduct surgeries and generate community awareness about the benefits of hydrocelectomy. PROJECT OBJECTIVES Reduce the burden of hydrocele in the Lindi and Mtwara regions. Provide access to simple but effective and life changing surgery for men who otherwise will not have access. Build capacity of local doctors in quality hydrocelectomy surgery and post-operative care. Capacity building of hospitals in surgical skills and surgical patient management. Promotion of health seeking behavior among the community. Clear myths within the community in Lindi and Mtwara about hydrocele and its cause and management.