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The Botsched hair transplants are a rare and experimental procedure in which a donor’s hair is transplanted into a patient’s scalp.
They’re one of the few things that can be done in a country with a low birthrate.
Botsched transplants in Botswana have been performed on more than 5,000 people, according to the Botswana Hospital Association.
Botswana is one of few countries in Africa where the procedure is being done.
The procedure can take anywhere from a few hours to weeks.
The donor hair is usually shaved off before the transplant.
The process can take up to five hours, according a statement by the Botswanan Hospital Association in December.
Botswanans who are interested in receiving a Botsched transplant can apply for a trial appointment at the Botsha Clinic in Kampala.
The hospital has also started to accept applications for the procedure.
Botsha’s chief medical officer, S.D. Nkosi, said the procedure would be conducted in the Botsa clinic for at least six months.
The procedure has gained a lot of attention recently.
The medical team from the Botshaman University Medical Center, a team of doctors from the National University of Health and Welfare and the Botshawana Institute of Science, has launched a study into the feasibility of Botschke hair transplans, according the Botsambican News Agency.
Dr. Dileep Ndengo, a senior lecturer at the Nkisi Health Science University in the United States, said Botsched surgery was a viable alternative to traditional hair transplantation in the country.
“They are not the same as hair transplanted from a scalp transplant, but this method is very safe and doesn’t require any invasive surgery or drugs,” Ndensi told the Associated Press.
A hair transplant in Botswanas case is considered one of several rare and controversial procedures being conducted in Africa.
Botswana is considered to be one of Africa’s most conservative nations and is the only country in Africa that requires a consent form before being able to proceed with the procedure, the country’s health minister said last month.
Last month, Botswana passed a bill that prohibits the use of synthetic chemicals in the scalp transplant procedure, according an AP report.
Botswaans government has made efforts to curb the use and increase the use to natural hair, according AP.
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