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 Mar 25, 2019 in Recent News | 0 comments

SAGAM Community Hospital was represented in the World TB Day which was held on 22ND March 2019 in Bońdo Sub County whose theme was it is time for a free TB Kenya at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga grounds. The Guest of honour of the day was the Rarieda Deputy County Commissioner among other guests. There were various awards in different categories and Sagam scoped the Best in pediatric case finding 2018. Other winners area as below. SIAYA COUNTY CERTIFICATES FOR AWARD INDUCATOR SUB COUNTY / TB ZONE FACILITY/PERSON Best in case finding 2018 1.Alego A Siaya CRH 2 Alego B Hawinga HC 3 Bondo Nyang’oma Mission Hosp Gem Ndere HC 5 Rarieda Madiay SCH 6 Ugenya Ligala Dispensary 7 Ugunja Ambira SCH Best in Cure Rates 2017 8. Alego A Bar Agulu Dispensary 9 Alego B Segere Dispensary 10 Bondo Usigu HC 11 Gem Wagai HC 12 Rarieda Naya HC 13 Ugenya Ligala Dispensary 14 Ugunja Ambira SCH Best in pediatric Case Finding 2018 15.Alego A Siaya CRH 16 Alego B Segere Dispensary 17 Bondo Mawere Dispensary 18 Gem Sagam Hospital 19 Rarieda Ong’ielo HC 20 Ugenya Ukwala SCH 21 Ugunja Ambira SCH Best Lab in doing 2 smears for Diagnosis 2018 22Alego A Bar Olengo Dispensary 23 Alego B Boro Dispensary 24 Bondo Ndeda Island Dispensary 25 Gem Wagai HC 26 Rarieda Lwak Miss Hospital 27 Ugenya Matibabu Hospital 28 Ugunja Tingare Dispensary Best SCTLCs in DR TB STR follow up 2018 29. Rarieda Collins Omondi Akinyi Best SCTLCs on timely updates of patients into TIBU 30. Rarieda Collins Omondi Akinyi Outstanding Medical Superintendent in supporting TB activities 31. Ugenya Dr, Felix Odhiambo Best Senior County staff supporting TB activities County 32. Dr, Omondi Samuel Owino Best consultant supporting TB activities in the County County 33. Dr Wagude James Best SCMOH supporting TB activities in the sub county 34. Ugunja Dr Onguche Benard Odhiambo Facility with best Community TB linkage and referrals 35. Alego A Siaya...

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Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in BENSON SEWE OTIENO, Recent News | 0 comments

Sagam Community Hospital and AIHT were represented in the fifth annual disability day which was held at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology. The event was grazed by the entire Parliamentary Committee of Labour and Social Welfare led by the Chairman Hon Ali Wario who is the MP for Bura, Hon Catherine Wambilanga Nanjala, Member of Parliament Bungoma County, Hon Tom Mboya Odege Member for Nyatike Constituency, Hon James Onyango Oyoo member for Muhoroni Constituency, Hon Ronald Kiprotich Tonui member for Bomet Central, Hon Michael Mwangi Muchira member for Ol Jorok, Hon Janet Marania Teyiaa Kajiado County MP,Hon David Sankok nominated MP among many others. The partners were Sabatia Eye Hospital, Red Cross, learning institutions dealing with physically challenged, Sagam Community Hospital, Rotary Club of Sagam among many others. We had our booth where we show cased the projects were are currently undertaking more so in the field of research such as Ketamine, double Cpap and others. The theme for this year was Disability my...

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AIHT Kicks Off 2019 Perioperative Training with Ambira Sub County Hospital and Homa Bay County Teaching &t Referral Hospital

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in AIHT, Events, Recent News | 0 comments

2019 has been a busy year already for the African Institute for Health Transformation (AIHT) at Sagam Community Hospital with us hosting training on Perioperative Procedures which includes our Every Second Matters for Mothers and Babies Ketamine (ESM-Ketamine)™ Anaesthesia Training Program. The focus of this training is to support the strengthening of surgical services across the region as counties focus on opening new theatre and training staff. With a focus on improving the quality of surgical care given including pre-op care, in theatre and post-op care, we also focus on  a life-saving, award-winning safe anesthesia solution in areas of Kenya with limited access to anesthesia services. As Universal Health Coverage (UHC) becomes a priority in Kenya, an important pillar is quality of care and we are proud to support this effort in Kenya.   In January, AIHT  hosted trainees from Ambira Sub-County Hospital in Siaya County, which has just opened a new theatre; while in February, we hosted trainees from Homa Bay County Teaching &  Referral Hospital.  The team from Ambira consisted of 3 Clinical Officers, a Medical Officer, 1 Medical Officer Intern and 2 nurses. In addition, we had 2 nurse anaesthetists from the U.S. that came to observe the January training. The team from Homa Bay consisted of a Clinical Officer Anaesthetist, a Clinical Officer and 3 nurses. In addition to the training, each institution received a Ketamine kit.    This was the second hospital to be trained in Siaya (after the Siaya County Referal Hospital) while this was the first team from Homa Bay. We are excited to have Homa Bay join Kisumu, Siaya, Migori, Wajir, Samburu, Turkana, Mandera and Garissa as counties that have health providers trained under the programme.  So far this year, we completed 27 surgeries successfully as part of the practical training for the participants. We would like the SCH staff for working so hard during this Ketamine Week.  Also thank you to the County Health Management Teams from Siaya and Homa Bay Counties  for supporting their participants who were able to come on short notice and were excellent students.    The AIHT Perioperative and ESM-Ketamine Training Team Our faculty: Javan Imbamba, Clinical Officer, Ketamine...

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Sagam kicks off 2019 Outreach Services at Ramula Primary School in collaboration with Rotary Club

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in AIHT, Events, Partners, Press/Media, Recent News | 0 comments

It was 9 am as Sagam’s trusty Toyota Landcruiser pulled a health wagon (donated by Jhpiego) into Ramula Primary School. Dust rose in the air during this already hot and dry morning. This was followed by our ambulance that ferried our community health workers plus clinical and administrative team as we joined the Rotary Club of Kisumu (in partnership with our own Rotary Club of Sagam and Lions Club of Kisumu). A team of Rotarians from Kampala had also joined the team plus medical students from Kisumu. This outreach was in support of Rotary Kisumu’s support of Ramula Primary School, which began in May 2018 with the construction of a toilet, and now included painting of various structures at the school. After a hearty welcome by the headmaster, faculty and students (which included a march from the girl scouts), the SCH outreach team set up to provide services such a eye checks (by our community health workers who are trained by Essilor as Vision Ambassadors), clinical review, family planning, blood pressure checks (supported by CHAK’s Health Heart Africa project and Medtronic Labs’ Empower Health and Maisha Mapya projects), HIV screening and testing and cervical cancer screening.   We received 159 patients, 102 received HIV testing and counseling, 90 received blood pressure checks (with 9 referrals), 20 received cervical cancer screening (with 6 referrals), 26 received family planning, 25 received clinical consultation,t 2 bought eye glasses while 1 person registered for M-TIBA. In addition, 75 pupils received a reproductive health talk.  SCH plans to return to conduct a more comprehensive eye camp considering the severe eye problems we diagnosed while there. Once again, many thanks to Philip Oduma of Rotary of Kisumu, the partners, Ramula Primary School, Ramula Community and our own team for a successful...

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DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT: Comprehensive Care Clinic (CCC)

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

Today, our CCC team of Geoffrey and Peritah received a donation of HIV tests from a kind donor that will assist with their work. The CCC at Sagam is ran in collaboration with the Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS), the County Government of Siaya and Government of Kenya. Our CCC focuses on provision of free holistic care and management for patients which chronic diseases. Most recently, CHS (with support from PEPFAR and the CDC) helped construct a new testing booth that provides more space and privacy for our clients and the healthcare...

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Photo of the Week: SCH Reproductive Health Talk

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

Here are some photos from the latest Reproductive Health Talk (RHT) held on Saturday, 10th November, 2018. 58 girls were in attendance. On this particular day,  the girls discussed how young people can keep safe during this long holiday  and was led by the Youth Peer team at Sagam. In addition, there was discussion on activities the girls could participate in that would be beneficial to them.  One of those activities will be as members of Sagam Girls Football Club, who shall have their second match this weekend before the Sagam Men’s Football Club match against  Mindhine Polytechnic. In addition, SCH received an additional donation of 192 bags of sanitary pads from the Kisumu business...

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