Mediheal Group of Hospitals has celebrated a milestone of conducting 150+ successful kidney transplant surgeries.
According to Chief Transplant Surgeon Dr. Sanand A Bag, this is since the inauguration of the Mediheal Group of Hospitals Kidney transplant Unit in 2019.
“As a hospital, we are happy to celebrate such a milestone in just two years. We attribute this success first of all to God- The giver of life and good health, to the public for trusting us and giving us an opportunity to serve them and to our Chairman Dr. Mishra Swarup Ranjan for being a constant source of inspiration,” he said .
“We can only strive to achieve more by the grace of God as we continue to Transform Healthcare In Africa,” he added.
Caroline Aiyabei one of the Kidney donors that the Mediheal group of Hospital for bringing Kidney transplants to Kenya saying it has saved many transport costs.
’I donated my kidney to my daughter Sandra Chepchumba who had kidney failure since the time she was born, she had undergone dialysis. The transplant was successful is now going on with her studies without any problem,” she says.
She called on Kenyans to donate their kidneys to those in need saying there are no side effects.
“Please when there is any person in need of a kidney please help them because since I donated to my daughter I have not been affected in any way and I am going on with my work as I used to,” Aiyabei added.
Sandra Lagat Kidney transplant patient from Eldoret, Kipkorgot, a form two student says she was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2015 where she started being sick.
“We came to Mediheal hospital in 2020 kidney transplant was done and compared to how I was feeling I am much better and I can go to school without being sick like it was the norm,” said Lagat.
Eunice Chelagat from Nandi hills says she was diagnosed with a kidney problem in the year 2014.
“I went to India for treatment before the transplant was brought to Mediheal hospital but it wasn’t successful. I thank Mediheal hospital for bringing kidney transplant to since through a successful surgery was done and now I am okay. I was in a wheelchair but now I can do my things successfully,” she says.