Malawi

A new Telemedical link has been set up to Nkhoma Hospital in Malawi. This is a general hospital serving a population of 32,000 in that area, with 220 beds, nine Doctors and fifteen medical workers. The services they provide are General medicine, General surgery including prostatectomies, Maternity, Paediatrics including neonatal and nutritional rehabilitation, an eye department, HIV services and an isolation TB ward and cervical Cancer screening. X-ray and Ultrasound machines are available but no CT or MRI. Basic medicines are available.

Swinfen Telemedicine welcome them to our system and look forward to helping those in need.

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Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby General Hospital requested a Telemedical Link which has now been set up. This is a 300 bed Teaching hospital with more than 100 Doctors, Nurses and medical staff. Specialist services available Surgery, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Radiology, Dermatology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Internal medicine and Pathology. They have a shortage of drugs but will still treat those patients that are unable to pay.

Swinfen Telemedicine welcome and look forward to working with them.

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