The Essos Hospital Center (Centre Hospitalier d’Essos – CHE), in Yaoundé, received on May 4th an important equipment of visceral surgery and laparoscopy from the World Organization of special studies for the diseases of the esophagus (Oeso) chaired by Professor Robert Giuli, surgeon of the hospitals of Paris, France.
For the occasion, the Oeso Foundation was represented by Medtrocnic, a firm based in the United States. With a value of CFAF 108 million, the materials offered to the CHE will enable it to set itself up as a pioneer in the extension of laparoscopic surgery. Operations which are currently only carried out in 2 countries: South Africa and Cameroon. The equipment received is of last generation in high definition.
The CHE, through this donation, is now one of the 11,000 members of the Oeso network in the world. These members are based in 85 countries, excluding Africa. The equipment received by the Cameroonian hospital reinforces the option of modernizing and upgrading the technical platform taken by CHE since 2008.