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SCH Visits IMEC

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Events, Partners, Recent News, Testimonials | 0 comments

Earlier this month, SCH had the pleasure of visiting one of its major partners, IMEC America, at their headquarters in North Andover, MA, USA. IMEC is an important partner for SCH through its provision of our teaching container, equipment for our new emergency room, nursery, theatre and wards. SCH General Manager, Ms. Debora Rogo, met with the IMEC team, including its founder, Mr. Tom Keefe and lead coordinator, Ms. Sue Crawford. In addition, she had an opportunity to meet the IMEC staff and volunteers that assist in the great work that IMEC does and also toured their impressive warehouse where it organizes and packs various suites to communities across the globe to support hospitals, schools and farmers. As part of the activities, Ms. Rogo did a small presentation for the IMEC team showcasing the work done at SCH and also how the equipment that they have sent has assisted in our clinical, educational and research endeavors. In addition, IMEC provided SCH with a vital signs monitor and other maternal health equipment that has already been installed at the hospital. Lastly, SCH learned more about IMEC’s new project, the Transforming Communities Initiative (TCI), and looks forward to exploring avenues towards implementing it in Sagam towards strengthened capabilities in health, education and...

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Photos of the Day: Outreach in Uranga

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Recent News | 0 comments

These photos are from this Wednesday, May 25th, where community health workers, nurses, and clinical officers here at Sagam travelled to Uranga for a monthly outreach event. They were able to offer free services including long-term family planning, de-worming medicine, vitamin supplementation, cervical cancer screening, and HIV testing to the people there. Sagam Community Hospital is always looking for ways to be helpful for the people in our...

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AIHT Represented in Dakar

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Recent News | 0 comments

This week, maternal life saving attributes of the uterine balloon were displayed in West Africa by Dr. Thomas Burke and Dr. Melody Eckhardt, during the 2nd Franco-Senegalese/9th Senegalese Obstetricians & Gynecologists Congress held in Dakar, May 25-28, 2016. The Congress was attended by Obstetric and Gynecological Society leaders from more than 20 countries, including all French speaking countries of West and Central Africa. Eleven countries expressed strong wish to introduce UBT in their countries, following the well attended plenary presentation by Dr. Burke, which was co-chaired by Professor JC Moreau of Senegal and Professor...

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HIV Screening with ICAP

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Recent News | 0 comments

Workers from Sagam Community Hospital, in partnership with ICAP, travelled to Sagam Mixed Secondary School this week to screen students for HIV. Along with this, Mr. Geoffrey Limbe gave an educational talk to the students there on the advantages to getting tested for HIV. He also spoke on ways to avoid contracting the disease as well as options for people with HIV. Over 200 students were screened and informed of their status, with data also being compiled for the Ministry of Health in...

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Sagam Faculty Attend Pediatric Research Conference

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Recent News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Recently, Dr. Hijab Zubairi, Dr. Priyanka Tulshian, Dr. Fred Odongo and Christine Onginjo attended the Kenya Pediatric Association Conference in Eldoret, presenting their findings on research conducted at Sagam Community Hospital and other surrounding hospitals. On returning, they reported that their research was well-received and that it was also a very informative conference for them as well. Dr. Priyanka Tulshian said that “It was inspiring to see so many doctors and researchers from Kenya dedicated to improving health care for children all over the country. I was also pleasantly surprised by the strong interest in addressing issues regarding Non-Communicable Diseases. We feel that there is room for a lot of innovation there that could have an extremely positive effect on the population.” We look forward to continued progress as Kenyan doctors and researchers work towards the goal of better health for the citizens of...

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