Medical Ward:

The general inpatient medical wards at Tenwek contain 17 beds in each of the male and female wards, as well as three semi-private rooms. Patients are primarily admitted and attended to by the medical team, which includes nurses, interns, residents and attending physicians, although specialty consultations from surgery, opthalmology, gastroenterology and echocardiography and radiology are utilized.  Primary causes for admittance include infectious diseases/opportunistic infections, especially those related to HIV, complications of diabetes, hypertension, rheumatic heart disease, malignancies, congestive heart failure/COPD etc.  

Visiting Hours: 6-6:45 AM, 1-2 PM, 4-5 PM

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU):

Tenwek is proud to have two criitical care units that are equiped with advanced life support equipment including ventilators, cardiac monitors, highly trained nursing staff as well as a respiratory therapist.  The ICU is a 6 bed unit, while the HDU contains 7 beds. Patients from all services may be admitted/transferred to the critical care units if necessary. 

Visiting Hours: 6-6:45 AM, 1-2 PM, 4-5 PM