A specialist spine surgeon from Multi-Specialty Shalby Hospital in Ahmedabad, India, Dr Viral Shah is in the country to screen people with spine disease and backache patients.
A statement issued by the hosting institution, Regency Medical Center of Dar es Salaam, said the clinic will last for three days, beginning on Thursday April 13 to 15, from 9am to 6pm.
Regency Medical Center Chairman Dr Rajni Kanabar is quoted in the statement as saying that the visiting specialist spine surgeon will consult those who will be tested having spine and backache problems.
“This is good news for Tanzanians with such problems that [the specialist will host] diagnostic and screening clinic for patients with spine and backache problems. The specialist is from the largest spine center in India,” he said.
Dr Kanabar said that all those who want to consult the specialist doctor must come with their previous X-rays or medical reports.
“Only first 200 registered patients will get the opportunity to consult the specialist. We encourage those with such problems to take this opportunity,” he stressed.