New Swinfen Telemedical Link in Uganda

Kiwoko Hospital, Luwero – Uganda, is a 250 bed community hospital built on a strong Christian foundation, with evangelism and medical help going hand in hand. They have 7 medical officers, 2 Surgeons, clinical officers and nurses. Patients contribute to the costs of their treatment, but in a rural area with much poverty this is often not possible and the ambition is that no patient should be turned away, the cost being covered by the ‘Good Samaritan Fund’.

On site includes:

  • Adults’ and Children’s wards
  • T.B. ward
  • Obstetric Unit
  • Operating Suite
  • Outpatients
  • Antenatal clinic
  • HIV Clinic
  • Medical and heavy engineering workshops
  • Laboratory and Radiology
  • Nursing and Laboratory Schools
  • Administration
  • Staff accommodation
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April Statistics

This month Swinfen Telemedicine gave medical advice on cases from Iraq, Tanzania, India, Papua New Guinea, China,Nepal, Albania (Refugee Camp), Yemen, Afghanistan, Micronesia and Bangladesh.

The cases ranged from a 7 day old baby from Papua New Guinea that had been given the wrong medication to a 70 year old from Nepal with a dry cough for several years.

9 cases were Paediatric, 11 Female and 11 Male. 10 cases were sent via our unique Swinfen mobile app.

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