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Sagam Community Hospital is a private facility which strives to promote the health of the population by providing accessible, affordable, and appropriate quality inpatient and outpatient services to our patients.

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May02

April Outreach Recap

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The month of April was a very successful one for Sagam Community Hospital’s weekly community outreaches. Despite the heavy rainy season, our community health workers and clinicians remained dedicated to providing services to surrounding villages. Here are some highlights of the recent outreaches! One of our community health workers (CHWs) meets with a patient at an outreach in Sawagongo. The CHWs received over 120 patients at this particular outreach Our outreaches often include services for children, including immunizations and vitamin A distribution. Our vitamin A distribution is an important part of our outreaches, as many children remain vitamin A deficient. Providing vitamin A can reduce the risk of various illnesses later in life, including anemia, blindness, and diarrheal diseases. Our outreaches this month have been able to provide over 150 children with Vitamin A. We would also like to acknowledge the incredible strides made this month in offering women’s health services. Our outreach team was able to provide family planning services and cervical cancer screenings, resulting in many referrals to our gynecologist at Sagam Community Hospital Our community outreaches...

Mar27

Introducing Early Childhood Development to Sagam Community Hospital

Posted on Mar 27 by

This past week Sagam Community Hospital welcomed a team from the Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (KMET) to present at our clinical CME. KMET, in partnership with PATH, is beginning a new initiative called Changamsha Watoto, focusing on improving Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Siaya county. The objective of Changamsha Watoto is designed to integrate responsive care and stimulation approaches for children 0 – 3 years in the private health sector in Siaya County. We are excited to be involved this new project! The presentation included different interventions that could be considered in Siaya country, some of which could be implemented here in Sagam. Making Health Facilities more Child-Friendly One unfortunate fact mentioned in the presentation was that only 61% of children under the age of five in Siaya county have access to two or more play items, which have been proven to be an important tool in stimulating children. We want to make the paediatric areas of our hospital more welcoming and stimulating for our patients. Creating a more stimulating and fun environment does not have to be...

Feb23

Maternal Health Series – Nutrition

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Sagam Community Hospital is excited to announce that we will be starting a blog mini-series on maternal health, in partnership with AIHT and our current Ob-Gyn consultant, Dr. Jennifer Makin. We will be doing a series of educational posts to help ensure that the Sagam community can take all the necessary steps towards a positive pregnancy. This week, we are discussing Nutritional Interventions. Nutritional interventions cover dietary recommendations, lifestyle choices, and necessary supplements. For dietary interventions, the WHO recommends all mothers-to-be receive counseling on their diet as soon as they find out they are pregnant. It is important to discuss your diet with your clinician so they can get a good understanding of the nutrients you and your baby are getting. Maternal weight should be monitored throughout pregnancy. If you are within a normal weight range, Kenya Guidelines recommends gaining 12-15 kg in pregnancy. If you are underweight then an increased weight to 18 kg is recommended, and if you are overweight 7 kg is recommended.  Our clinicians at our OB clinic, held every Tuesday, are a great resource...

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  • MGH
  • Maseno University
  • ICAP
  • KMET