Cardiac Surgery in Tanzania
Through its Ministry of Health, the Government of Tanzania has taken many initiatives to establish heart surgeries and cardiac treatments in Tanzania. The Government created a strategic plan to build the cardiac unit, and the ministry began a special task force. The task team visited numerous nations where programs were already in place. The most frequent congenital disability in the world is congenital heart disease, the third most common cause of infant mortality in Tanzania. This is why Tanzanian Government is focusing on training more physicians in Tanzania. As a result, the cardiac surgery cost in Tanzania is much lesser than in other countries.
Collaboration with foreign universities teaches Tanzanian staff how to use supplies and medications efficiently and use the latest technologies to maintain top-notch standards. As a result, Tanzanian hospitals today have well-trained and passionate that is inspiring to patients. There were many challenges in Tanzania, but because of the Government’s initiatives and collaboration with top institutes, today, Tanzanian patients are getting top-notch cardiac care. Awareness and knowledge about heart diseases and treatments are spread among the Tanzanians. They are getting treated by well-trained doctors at a low cost.