FMC Umuahia Successful Carried Out Kidney Transplants


The kidney transplant which was carried out on two patients was conducted free of charge. The surgery commenced on Thursday, December 7 and was completed on Friday morning around 10:00 a.m.

This decision of the free surgery, according to the management of the centre is aimed at offering kidney transplant services to improve quality of life, minimize medical tourism as well as provide affordable kidney transplantation in Nigeria.

According to the CMD, FMC Umuahia, Dr Abali Chuku , the decision to offer kidney transplant free of charge for two patients is aimed at bridging the gap in obtaining quality healthcare due to the financial burden.


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