Healthcare

Telemedicine program

The aim of the telemedicine program is to improve child health in rural and underserved areas; and also provide training and peer to peer liaison for health workers in rural and other underserved areas. The program began as the TeleAfya Kenya project in 2012, […]

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Health Promotion campaigns (Community Health projects)

This includes social welfare support (by providing food baskets during the recovery period to poor families before they can commence earning their daily bread); health promotion campaigns such as the annual World AIDS Day celebrations, World Diabetes Day, World Renal Day, World Heart Day, […]

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Mobile clinic and medical camps

The Foundation, through the Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital volunteer staff, carries out medical camps in different low income settlement areas through use of the mobile clinic. These outreach medical camps target both children and adults. The free services offered via the mobile clinic include: doctor’s […]

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Endocrinology program for children with hormonal disorders

The Foundation supports the Endocrinology clinic which attends to children with hormonal disorders such as diabetes and growth abnormalities. These specialist services are not easily accessible to most Kenyans as they are not readily available in most health facilities and the diagnostic tests and […]

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TOTO Fund – Harambee Cases program

The TOTO fund is a kitty that is supported by the hospital and its suppliers. Each year, during the annual tendering process, the monies collected from the purchase of the bid documents are donated to the Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation to assist needy and disadvantaged […]

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Smile Train program

This is a partnership program between Smile Train International and Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, to carry out diagnosis and treatment of cleft lip and palate repair. This program has been running since February 2010. On average, 100 children undergo surgery under this program annually. In […]

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The Laikipia outreach program:

The Foundation supports the outreach program in Laikipia County, which is conducted at Nanyuki County Hospital, Dol Dol Level 4 Hospital and Likii & Solio dispensaries. The hospital staff provides technical assistance and support during the monthly visits by attending to children who require […]

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HIV / AIDS treatment program:

The Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation supports the Sunshine Smiles clinic, with previous assistance from Pathfinder International, through APHIA Plus (AIDS Population & Health Integrated Assistance Programme). The clinic attends to about 2,500 enrolled patients who comprise of both adults and children. The patients receive a […]

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Outreach Clinics

The Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation runs two community outreach clinics in urban slum areas in Nairobi. The Githogoro outreach clinic is located within the Githogoro slums which mainly comprises of casual laborers who work in the nearby construction sites and also coffee plantations. The Mathare […]

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