Sagam Community Hospital

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Mobile: 0722-510346, 0717-941612 - Location: Luanda / Siaya Road, Siaya County
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Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in AIHT, BENSON SEWE OTIENO, Events, MGH, Recent News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our first very successful Continuous Medical Education on use of Streptokinase treatment in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) started at Yala Sub Hospital.It was very wonderful attendance from Yala Sub District Hospital we thank the Yala Team led be the Medical Superitendent Dr Liech for beginning our day on a very positive note and Sagam Team including Dr Andres Patino,Dr Maggie Sheehy, Dr Duol Tut Gor, Dr Senaya Ayla and myself are very grateful for the receiption and hosting us. Thereafter we hosted a team from Bondo Sub District Hospital, Kombewa District Hospital( Seme), Ambira Sub District Hospital (Ugunja), Bondo Medical Centre, Inuka Hospital, Coptic Hospital Maseno where we conducted CME for over 100 Health Care Providers. Tommorrow the team heads to Siaya County Referral Hospital for the same beginning at 8 am and all are...

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SCH’s Blood Drive donates record amount of blood

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Events, Partners, Press/Media, Recent News | 0 comments

Thank you to all of of those that participated in our quarterly blood drive at SCH. This blood drive was implemented by the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNTBS). Through this effort, we were able to donate 25 pints of blood (the biggest donation so far at SCH) that will be taken for screening and preparation for medical use at KNTBS towards assisting us in providing the necessary care to our patient. We are especially grateful to the KNTBS team and our laboratory team (Eric and Benard) that helped organize this effort. We look forward to the next quarterly donation drive!...

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Community Health Workers meet to discuss ESM-STK

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

SCH’s Community Health Workers (CHWs) met today to discuss the Every Second Matters – Streptokinase (ESM-STK) Project. Dr. Mark Stoltenberg, a Global Health Fellow from MGH, discussed with the CHWs about the symptoms of a heart attack. Sagam Community Hospital now has Streptokinase, a drug to treat heart attacks, electrocardiogram machines to diagnose heart attacks and has trained clinicians and nurses who are prepared to take care of these patients. Streptokinase is a life-saving drug that can greatly increase a patient’s chance of survival and improve a patient’s quality of life after having a heart attack. The CHWs are now armed with the knowledge to inform the public on the symptoms and have also received posters translated in dholuo and kiswahili to help spread the message to the public. SCH’s community outreach programme is part of the hospital’s mission to provide accessible and affordable care to our community. The outreach programme is implemented weekly and the next outreach will take place this Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Luanda...

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SCH Meets Monthly Target for July under the Health Heart Africa Project

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

SCH is proud to be a part of the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK)-Healthy Hearts Africa Extension Project towards reducing hypertension in our communities. CHAK released the performance indicators for SCH for the month of July. We are proud to announce that we are 1 of 16 facilities (out of 60 facilities) that has met their targets. SCH was ranked 12th overall with the biggest improvement showing in our treatment targets (i.e. the number of patients put on treatment). Overall, SCH had met its targets by 132%. SCH has noted that it can continue to improve in the numbers of people that are screened and will be strengthening efforts within the hospital to ensure that every person that comes in is screened (i.e. their blood pressure taken) and also during our outreach programs. Congratulations to our hardworking team of community health workers, nurses, clinicians and administrative assistants and the support from CHAK, MEDS and Astra...

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Upcoming Blood Drive on Monday, September 12, 2016

Posted by on Sep 10, 2016 in Events, Press/Media, Recent News | 0 comments

SCH is proud to announce that it will be holding its fifth Blood Drive on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 11 am. If you are in the area or know anyone in the area interested in giving blood, please direct them to come to hospital. Ensuring that we have a bountiful supply of blood that covers the various blood types is important in the provision of healthcare services at the hospital. SCH currently holds blood drives every quarter to assist in the shortages often experienced in Western Kenya. We welcome you!… Photos from previous blood drives at...

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