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MEDIC WEST AFRICA Conference and Exhibition in Lagos: Sagam video wins many admirers!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in BENSON SEWE OTIENO, Recent News | 0 comments

MEDIC WEST AFRICA Conference and Exhibition is happening this week in Lagos Nigeria where Sagam video has won many admirers! Medic West Africa is is the biggest Health Care Exhibition Conference in the Continent with thousands of participants from all over the world. Digital health technology was the area of focus for the conference today. The platform was sponsored by PharmAccess and QuintilesIMS. The moving video shot at Sagam with our late staff, Gladys, was shown in plenary to hundreds of admiring Nigerian and International...

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Sharing ESM experience with Nigeria

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in BENSON SEWE OTIENO, Recent News | 0 comments

AIHT was represented this week in a high level visit to Ilorin, Kwara State in Nigeria. The combined delegation of PharmAccess and the World Bank was warmly received by H.E Alhaji Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, Executive Governor of Kwara State. The delegation also met with the Legislative Assembly leaders and The Emir of Songa, HRH Halifu Yahaya.They shared innovations in health care delivery and the soon to be launched Kwara Social Health Insurance Scheme. They also had time to share the innovative ESM research going on at AIHT.                                     PROF KHAMA ROGO  with H.E Alhaji Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed Executive Governor of Kwara...

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GENEROUS SUPPORT FOR SURGERY AT SAGAM

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in BENSON SEWE OTIENO, Recent News | 0 comments

Prof Pankaj Jani and his loving spouse, Dr (Mrs) J. Jani, today donated an assortment of highly valued Surgical and laparoscopic training instruments. Presenting the equipment, the Janis commended Sagam Community Hospital for their vision and commitment to high quality training, research and care for the under privileged in rural Kenya.The Sagam model is one of the most innovative and transformative approaches in this part of the world. We have followed the growth of this vision for many years and are proud to be associated with its pursuit for excellence’, said Prof Jani. We need to see many more home grown innovations in Kenya and the region to accelerate the attainment of Universal Coverage. There is a vast need for rural based facilities because that is where most of the population with the biggest needs reside. We, as a family and professional colleagues, are delighted to give this modest contribution. We are proud to be associated with Sagam and will continue to give our unqualified support’, added Dr Jani.The equipment was received, on behalf of the hospital, by Khama Rogo, the Founder. Dr Rogo thanked the Janis for their generosity and many years of close friendship.The hospital is currently handling ALL emergencies in Siaya County and beyond, forcing us to run all three theatres 24/7′, Khama explained.Some of the equipment will be used in the new Surgical Skills and Simulation Center being established at Sagam, in anticipation of planned specialist training. Pankaj and Khama have been friends and colleagues since 1973, when they joined the Medical School, University of Nairobi.They have worked together ever since and have recently joined forces to drive the establishment of The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and East, Central and Southern African College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ECSAOG). Sagam Hospital is an accredited internship training center and is already offering specialist training (MMed) in Family and Emergency Medicine, in collaboration with Maseno and MGH/Harvard Universities. Sagam is now preparing to be accredited for fellowship training by both COSECSA and...

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ECD DELEGATION FROM KENYA AND USA VISITS SCH

Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in BENSON SEWE OTIENO, Events, Partners, Press/Media, Recent News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

On Thursday 2nd,February 2017, the ECD team delegation from both Kenya and USA visited Sagam Community Hospital (SCH) and they were impressed by the deep commitment to community, inclusive and high quality of services, and touched the drive to make the world a better place for all. The delegation included staff from the Lwak Catholic Sisters Hospital , the Kenya AIDS NGO Organization (KANCO) Plan International, CRS, ChildFund and the Hilton Foundation. The delegation held discussions with UNICEF, PATH and County government officials from both Siaya and Kisumu and agreed to scale up work to integrate early childhood (assessment of developmental milestones, referral of developmental delays, parent coaching on play and stimulation, nutrition etc) as part of health services in Siaya County. The activities will include work with CHVs, linkages to daycare/pre-school and efforts to reach communities directly. The aim is to demonstrate an integrated ECD model from pregnancy through age 5 years looks like and how it can be scaled. They aim to monitor with population data from the county – moving from a project to project approach, and to support the county to take a stronger management and coordination role. Given Sagam’s leadership role as a model site for delivery of quality services as well as the medical pre-service training we are doing – SCH is expected to play a role and will be invited to the Science of ECD course that Aga Khan will be delivering in the coming months in Siaya.Sagam welcomes the opportunity to join forces with the delegation to scale up ECD in Siaya and the region. In Sagam the team was hosted by among others the General Manager Debora Rogo, Nursing Director Elizabeth Ogada and Executive Officer Benson...

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SCH CONDUCTS FIRST EVER CROSS COUNTY CME ON STK STEMI

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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