Tanzania: Thousands Show Up for Free Medical Screening in Dar by Aga Khan Hospital

Tanzania: The Aga Khan Hospital Opens Its Doors in MbagalaDar es Salaam — Thousands of people from various parts of Dar es Salaam today Sept 6 have showed up at a free health screening event taking place at Mnazi Mmoja grounds.

The event, which is a result of a media campaign organised by the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner, Mr Paul Makonda, has brought together healthcare providers from both private and public health institutions including Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) and Aga Khan Hospital, who are conducting medical screening on both communicable and non-communicable diseases.

The doctors are offering free consultation and basic health checks on cancer, cardiovascular, diabetes and hypertension, amongst other health complications.

Dr Harrison Chuwa, a consultant oncologist at Aga Khan Hospital, said cervical and breast cancer were the most frequently diagnosed health complications among majority of women who turned out at the screening.

Source: Tanzania: Thousands Show Up for Free Medical Screening in Dar – allAfrica.com

Author: ismailimail

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