Tenwek Hospital is undergoing a vibrant period of growth and improvement. 2013/2014 has seen the introduction of new residency programs, implementation of Electronic Medical Records, facility improvements and more. Explore some of the exciting new projects at Tenwek!
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The need and use for diagnostic imaging at Tenwek is steadily growing. Friends of Tenwek Organization, Rotary International, TOSHIBA and numerous private donors have raised over $150,000 to Advance Radiology at Tenwek (ART). ART project is a move to improve the capacity of current services, expand available procedures and improve the flow of patients through the currently congested X-ray area. 2014 upgrades include a building remodel, new X-ray machine, extra CT-tube, new Sonography equipment. Expected improvements in 2015 include the procurement of a new Radioraphy/Fluoroscopy Machine and the completion of an R/F suite.
The ongoing installation of a second hydroelectric turbine at Tenwek Hospital will triple our power capacity.
On April 15th, 2014 construction began on the new Tenwek Eye and Dental Building. With the help of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA), a branch of USAID, which provided a $1,800,000 grant for the project, the quality of ophthalmologic and dental care at Tenwek will grow exponentially, increasing services for millions of Kenyans.
Many Family Medicine Residents come to Tenwek to assist the staff and patients at Tenwek. It is a huge benefit to the Hospital to have these vistors; however, we are required to accomodate them during their stay.
Beginning January 2014, Tenwek became the first PAACS site to host a full orthopedic residency program.