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Free Laparoscopic Surgery for Poor Patients by World Laparoscopy Hospital

This Hospital, “WORLD LAPAROSCOPY HOSPITAL” is situated in Gurgaon at Haryana near Delhi. Managing Director – Dr. R.K. Mishra one of the renowned laparoscopic surgeons of India and Prominent Citizen Delhi with the effort of World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons has decided to perform free laparoscopic surgery for poor and needy.

World Laparoscopy Hospital is the first hospital in the whole World who has taken decision to perform all the laparoscopic surgery for poor people completely free of cost. Only the cost of medicine will be taken from the patient. World Laparoscopy Hospital is at present, 50 bed hospital with all facilities. Because this hospital is only dedicated for laparoscopic surgery and the patient need to stay in hospital only for one day so even this 50 bed only for laparoscopy is biggest bed strength dedicated for laparoscopy by any hospital in Asia.

“We are being treated with laparoscopy by the doctors here. It is being done free. In other hospitals treatment costs rupees 40,000. They ask for 3,500 rupees only for medicine. I could not work on my daily ways laborious job and hard work due to gallbladder stone earlier but now I can do” said Pritpal Singh, Patient.

Patients belonging to the below poverty line category will be treated by laparoscopic surgery now free of cost and others can avail the treatment at nominal price here at World Laparoscopy Hospital. At World Laparoscopy Hospital, financial assistance is provided to the patients living below poverty line, who are suffering from major life threatening diseases to receive laparoscopic treatment who could not receive their treatment at Govt. hospitals. The financial assistance to such patients is released in the form of ‘one time grant’ to the Medical Superintendent of the hospital in which the treatment is being received by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. Number of applications received and no. of patients to whom dree surgery have been provided under the above schemes during the last five years are now more than 950. And many hundreds has already been registered for other few month.

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World Association of Laparoscopic surgeons (WALS) has received financial support from Medical council of India

World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons is organizing International Conference on Recent Advances of Minimal Access Surgery every year. In 2009 it is going to be held in Istanbul Turkey under the presidency of Dr. Gokhan Goynumer. Since 2001 Laparoscopy Hospital is supporting surgical residency and fellowship training by providing an opportunity for surgeons-in-training to utilize the Fellowship and Diploma program to study and to certify their basic skills in laparoscopy before going into clinical practice.

“We are proud to extend our coordination with Medical Council of India by having financial support to organise such international conference and laparoscopic workshop,” said, Prof. Dr. R. K. Mishra Indian President, World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. “This MCI grant will allow thousands of surgeons to get advantage from this conference and to develop in laparoscopic skills which will ultimately lead to new innovative surgical procedures and better patient outcomes,” added Flora.

The WALS has also developed structured training guidelines, developed by its international members and now jointly supported by the TGO University, is a comprehensive and validated educational module designed to teach the physiology, fundamental knowledge and technical skills required in basic and advanced laparoscopy that allows practice in a safe environment without putting patients at risk. Upon completion of the didactic and manual skills training portion of the course, participants take a proctored, two-part exam that covers cognitive knowledge, clinical judgment and technical skills.

Recognizing the importance of improving surgeon’s technical skills and enhancing patient safety, as well as the need for on-site training and testing, Medical Council of India has provided a generous, financial support to the WALS.

World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons is a leading global organization to promote minimal access surgery among surgeons and gynaecologists all over world. WALS creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence.

About World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
The World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS) was founded in 1998 to foster, promote, support and encourage academic, clinical and research achievement in minimal access surgery. The Society has grown from fewer than 50 original members to almost 2,000 over 80 countries. WALS provides signature guidelines for training, standards of practice and granting of privileges which promote patient safety and the best clinical outcomes. Visit
http://www.wals.org.uk for more information.

About the Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship and Diploma Program
Developed by the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS) the Fellowship and Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery includes cognitive and hands-on skills training components, and a validated assessment focusing on the physiology, fundamental knowledge, and technical skills required in basic laparoscopic surgery. Visit
laparoscopyhospital.com for details.

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