Scholars all over the country have been urged to enroll in large numbers in the Neurosurgical career field to bridge the gap of lower number of neurosurgeons in the country that is currently at a lower number of only 20 neurosurgeons.
Speaking to the press at a Neurosurgical camp organized by Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in conjunction with the County government of Kisumu and a team of doctors from Ohio Health Grant Medical Centre, Columbia in a Kisumu Neuroscience initiative, a neurosurgeon and a professor at Ohio University, Dr. Victor Owuor urged youths to develop interest in the career.
Dr. Victor who had performed several neurosurgical surgeries on different patients at JOOTH during that surgical camp also elaborated on the processes that’s are required in handling a patient who has undergone neurosurgical surgeries that he said begin personal understanding of the state by the patient and also goes through rehabilitation of 18 months and nursing care.
He also lauded the National and County Government of Kisumu for giving a push and providing resources to enhance their operations during the initiative and urged the Government to create more and acquire more needed equipment to enhance neurosurgeries in different hospitals within the country.
Speaking also to the press Dr. David L Oluoch Olunya also elaborated on the high cost o and the longer period of training which he said could the drawback that has encouraged the lower number of enrollment in the career field.