While holding events to mark the 51 years of the revolution early this year, the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar launched of the first Neurosurgery Unit at the Mnazi Mmoja Referral Hospital in Zanzibar. The event was officiated by Zanzibar President and Chairperson of the Revolutionary Council H.E Dr Mohamed Shein. The new standlone unit which comprises two operating theater rooms, four wards and 30 beds, will ease the burden of neurosurgery health problems for Zanzibar people, including women and children.
Accompanying Dr. Shein were Zanzibar First Vice President H.E Seif Sharif Hamad, Zanzibar Minister for Health Hon. Rashid Seif, Zanzibar Minister of Communication Hon. Duni Haji, Deputy Minister of Health Hon. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo and other Cabinet Ministers. Jhpiego was represented by Jhpiego Tanzania Country Director Jeremie Zoungrana, Snr Communications Specialist Charles Wanga and Jhpiego Zanzibar Program Manager Asma Khamis. The hallmark 51 years of revolution commemoration will be held on 12 January.