Public services

Orthopeadics & Neurosurgery

Public Services

LION will function as the department of orthopaedics and neurosurgery at Kamuzu Central Hospital, and will provide quality essential services in trauma, orthopaedics and neurosurgery for free.

LION will deliver integrated point of care services from diagnosis, to surgery and rehabilitation. We have an emergency department, four operating theatres, a modern radiology department, labs and a rehabilitation center to treat patients whether they have acute injuries or impairments due to previous injuries or other conditions.

Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat injuries, infections and congenital disorders of the bones, joints and muscles.
  • Neurosurgeons treat patients with injury to, or diseases of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all parts of the body.
The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 5.700 people die due to road traffic accidents in Malawi annually, and about 100.000 are injured in traffic every year. Over 400 000 children are estimated to be living with musculoskeletal impairments, many that could be treated by surgery.

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