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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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AIHT in Burkina Faso

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in AIHT, Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

Between 3rd and 9th of October, AIHT Sagam was represented by Dr. Khama Rogo in Burkina Faso. During this visit, Burkina Faso’s Hon. Minister for Health gave an opening address to the high level workshop on Strengthening Health Systems for UHC in Koudougou, 100km outside the capital, Ouagadougou.   The team also visited several non-state hospitals and a big incinerator project for medical waste run on a public private partnership (PPP) basis. AIHT’s lessons were shared with the participants, including how to make PPPs work to reduce maternal and newborn mortality. A strong Burkinabe team will visit Kenya soon, led by the Minister for...

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Sagam Collaborates with Rotary Club of Sagam for Medical Outreach in Ulumbi

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

In late September, SCH/AIHT teamed up with the Rotary Club of Sagam to hold a medical outreach camp in Ulumbi, Yala Township. Rotary president, Prof. James Ombaka, led the effort in selecting the site (Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) – Ulumbi). We also worked with on of SCH’s staff, Ms. Dorothy Ododa (customer care in-charge), who is originally from Ulumbi. After an early departure from Sagam, the outreach team arrived at 9 am. The outreach team included 6 community health workers, 2 nurses and 1 coordinator. A total of 130 attended the outreach as part of the mobilization by Prof. Ombaka. All of the attendees was screened for blood pressure (with 16 referred to Sagam for further care), 37 received HIV testing and counseling, 31 received family planning services, 35 received cervical cancer screening using our Mobile ODT device (with 4 referred to Sagam’s ob/gyn clinic for further consultation), 25 children received Vitamin A while 15 of the attendees were registered with M-TIBA, the health pocket available with MPESA. We wish to thank CHAK and Medtronic Labs for the support of our blood pressure screening, Jhpiego for providing us with our health wagon, Pharmaccess and Carepay for the support with MTIBA, Essilor for supporting our eye equity services and lastly, to the Rotary Club of Sagam, for planning and mobilization for this outreach. We look forward to many more outreaches in Ulumbi and with association with the Rotary Club of...

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SCH Conducts Outreach in Sagam Village as SCH FC beats Mount Kenya University.

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, our Sagam Community Hospital (SCH) Football Club (FC) teamed up with SCH’s outreach team for a joint football match and medical services camp. SCH FC was scheduled to play Mount Kenya University (Thika Campus) staff football team for a second time. While the event was free, the requirement for entry was to submit oneself for a blood pressure check.       And what an exciting day it was! SCH outreach team took to Sagam Primary School at 10 am to help set up the medical stations and the sound system, which would blare out music and promotion of the free services to be provided that day. Despite the rains during the day, our great support in Sagam Village came out in large numbers to support our team.     Boasting a robust defense, steady midfield and brave striking force, SCH FC triumphed to a 3-1 win. Meanwhile, SCH’s outreach team conducted free blood pressure checks, cervical cancer screening and HIV testing and counseling.       Many thanks to SCH staff, SCH community health works and the members of our fantastic football team for a great performance, coordination, planning and support on Saturday. And additional appreciation to Mount Kenya University for making the long journey to Siaya County and we hope to visit them for an away game and show we are as strong away from ‘Sagam FC Stadium’. Lastly, many thanks to Sagam village community, that came out in strong numbers to cheer for their...

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AIHT Sagam at the 2018 World of Health Care (WoHC) Conference

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in AIHT, Events, Partners, Recent News | 0 comments

AIHT/Sagam recently shared ideas with participants at 2018 World of Health Care (WoHC) conference in Netherlands, organized by the Task Force Health Care.  Kenya was represented by His Excellency (HE) Professor Anyang’ Nyong’o (Governor of Kisumu County), First Lady Dorothy Nyong’o (Kisumu County), Mr. George O. Okongo (Kisumu County), Dr. Andrew Toro (Thika County), Mr. Arif Neky (UNFPA), Mr. Isaiah Okoth (PharmAccess), Dr. Bahaa Eddine Sarroukh (UNFPA) and Prof. Khama Rogo. Multiple high-level delegations participated in WoHC’s 3-day Health~Holland Visitors Programme 2018 to be inspired and connect. Prof. Rogo gave two presentations. The first was on the approach of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa and the progress do far. He stressed the importance of innovation if Africa is to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). His second presentation was a plenary on on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and opportunities for private sector investment in Africa. He provided examples of challenges and opportunities brought by new willingness of governments to engage in dialogue, reform policy and regulatory constrains and  invest with private entities. ...

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