Egyptian medical convoy visits Tanzania

An Egyptian medical convoy, specialized in pediatric surgery, visited Tanzania on Friday 09/08/2019.

Egypt’s Ambassador to Tanzania Mohammed Gaber Abul Wafa said that the convoy’s visit comes within the framework of cooperation in all fields, adding that Cairo is keen on deploying its potentials and experience in the health field to serve the Tanzanian people.

The visit, which will last till Sunday, is co-organized by the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD), Alexandria University, and Pediatric Surgery and Congenital Anomaly Patient Support Society.

Abul Wafa pointed out that this is the sixth visit for the convoy in Tanzania since 2014 as it conducted hundreds of surgeries for Tanzanian children.

Tanzanian Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu hailed Egypt’s efforts in supporting the health sector in her country.

Source: State Information Service Egypt