Swinfen welcomes new link in Kenya

Dreamland Mission Hospital joined the Swinfen Telemedical service today to help the patients in their community.

This 68 bed hospital has 1 full time doctor, 16 nurses, an Opthalmic surgeon, Laboratory and Theatre technicians, Pharmacy technicians, visiting doctors, general officers, admin and mortuary staff. They also run an eye unit, run by a trained clinical officer, that offers cataract and non complex surgery. FREE corrective surgery is offered for Children including Cleft lip surgery, club foot and other deformities.

Other specialties that are offered is Dental care, X-ray and Ultrasound, Full lab service, a community programme that focuses on HIV and NCD’s, free Fistula surgery and free surgery for disabled children. A welfare scheme is in place for those that are unable to pay for their treatment.

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Nigeria

Swinfen Telemedicine has set up a new link to a hospital in Omoku, Nigeria.

Model Primary Health Center is a community hospital with 10 beds and 3 members of staff. Offering Antenatal Care, Family Planning, Emergency Transport, Malaria treatment, Measles Immunization, Skilled Birth Attendant and Maternal Health Delivery Services.

We look forward to working with them to care for their community.

 

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55th Telemedical link in Iraq

Swinfen Trust have linked to yet another Iraq Hospital.

Cancer Medial Center is a community hospital with 60 beds, 16 Doctors, 34 Nurses and 23 other staff. Specialist services available on site are Paediatrics, Hematology – Oncology. For those patients that are unable to pay will be seen and treated for free.

This link is already active with cases coming through the Swinfen system. We are doing all we can to help.

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Swinfen Telemedicine links to its 76th Country!

A Telemedical link has recently been set up to a hospital in Burkina Faso, West Africa. This will be our 330th Telemedical link in 76 countries!

Paam Laafi is a newly built community hospital currently with a team of 5 Doctors, 5 Nurses and a Dentist. They only have 3 beds at present but are in the process of developing further. Most of the work is currently outpatient which includes mobile clinics to local Schools. The services they provide is Cardiology, Dentistry and Family Planning with Antenatal care coming soon. Their availability to drugs is good and they aim to make care affordable for all. There is a social fund for complex cases and for those that cannot pay.

We look forward to working with this hospital and keeping up to date with its progress.

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Nepal

Swinfen Telemedicine welcomes Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara to our system.

This is a teaching hospital with 300 staff and 900 beds offering Specialist services such as Neurosugery, Obs and Gynae, Psychiarty, Opthalmology, Dermatology, Emergency and General medicine, Radiology, Anesthesiology and Orthopedics. Up to date drugs are also available and those that cannot afford to pay will be treated for free.

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