Hospital Description

Country: 
Kenya
Setting: 
Rural
Number of Patient Beds: 
170
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
65%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
270
Departments/Specialties: 
OPD
I/P
Theatre
Dental
Physio
Radiology
Laboratory
Comprehensive care center (CCC)
Elementary school (1-8)
Medical school
Typical Cases: 
Tropical diseases
Corrective surgery
Prostate Cancers
URTI
Dental Carriers
HIV/AIDS management
maternal health care and family planning
Types of Health Care Students Accepted: 
All accepted
Languages Spoken: 
English
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
Yes

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
Jkia Nairobi or Kisumu Intl. Airport (KIS)
Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: 
Yes, check with Embassy for cost
Transport from Airport Provided: 
Taxi or on arrangement with the hospital for a fee
Transportation Costs: 
Contact the hospital for current rates
Time from Airport to Hospital: 
Jkia- 6 hours; Kisimu-1 hour
Type of Student Housing: 
Guest House
Cost of Housing/night: 
Full Board- $25
Meal Plan: 
Cafeteria, hired cook
Cost of Meals/day: 
$5
Recommended Months to Visit: 
June - September- Please contact 3 months in advance
Additional Fees: 
None
Comments from Site: 
Students should communicate with the hospital to arrange tourism opportunities locally
Last Updated: 
September 9, 2015