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Visitors come to see SCH’s new emergency department and oxygen system

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Recent News | 0 comments

On Friday, May 8th, 2015, SCH received a visit from Richard Nixon, the Plant Administrator at Hewa Tele, Felix from the Center for Public Health and Development and Victoria McKitrick from Assist International, who followed up with a visit to Sagam after the Oxygen Summit held in Rwanda on April 29, 2015. They came to learn about SCH’s facilities and how the use of piped oxygen had changed clinical treatment and patient care. In addition, SCH received a visit from Dr. Rajula, an esteemed anaesthetist, who came to visit the new emergency floor at Sagam. Dr. Rajula, who is a senior lecturer at Aga Khan University Hospital in the Department of Anaesthesiology, is also a honorary faculty under the SCH/MGH/Maseno University’s Family and Emergency Medicine (FEM)...

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Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Events, Recent News | 0 comments

Sagam Community Hospital’s (SCH) General Manager, Ms. Debora Rogo, was invited to attend the Center for Public Health and Development (CPHD) Oxygen Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. CPHD, in partnership with FROG designs, The Ministry of Health, and the Siaya County Government; supported by GE Foundation; is responsible for the installation and operation of the oxygen plant currently housed at Siaya County Referral Hospital. The oxygen project increases the supply of oxygen to the county hospital as well as adjacent facilities, including SCH. The aim of the project is to supply oxygen to these facilities at an affordable cost while also providing continuous training for medical professionals. The purpose of last week’s Oxygen Summit was to assess the plant operations to date and the viability of the business model with a focus on sustainability. Ms. Rogo met with key personnel of the oxygen project in Rwanda and Kenya and to share her insight in the installation and implementation of the new piped oxygen system at Sagam. During the meeting, we learned that Sagam is ranked second out of Hewa Tele’s nineteen clients in relation to the amount of oxygen used and ordered. SCH was also noted as a centre of excellence due to its piped oxygen system and also served as the training site for Hewa Tele’s first training in the county that involved participants from SCH, Bondo and Siaya County Hospital. This summit provided an important assessment of how the Hewa Tele oxygen production in Siaya was coming along and areas of improvement. SCH is proud to be a part of this Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative between Siaya County and...

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