In August and September, I worked at Kijabe Hospital, something I hadn’t done since 2006. Most of the time was spent on the respiratory (COVID-19) ward.

The level of care and the change from a decade and a half ago impressed me. Particularly striking was the clinical competence of a…

They require systems Africa often lacks

We didn’t know why the 20-year-old woman with extremely low oxygen levels had pneumonia in both her lungs. She wasn’t HIV-infected and didn’t look malnourished. Exposure to indoor air pollution — yet another life hazard for rural African women — was a possible cause.

AMH Announces Selection of First Mission Teaching Hospitals to Receive 10-year, $2.5 Million Award to Bolster Medical Education

AMH is pleased to share that Kibuye Hospital in Burundi and Nkhoma Hospital in Malawi are the first two institutions selected to receive decade-long support under the L’Chaim Initiative’s Mission Hospital Teaching…

Battling disease in Kenya, Malawi, Burundi and South Sudan

When working in Malawi, I used to say the country was two generations behind Kenya medically: fewer hospitals, doctors, nurses, oxygen tanks, labs. Fewer everything.

Visiting South Sudan, my Kenyan colleague surveyed the lack of development and said, “This is Kenya…

12 October 2018

African Mission Healthcare announces Dr. Rick Sacra of ELWA Hospital as winner of its annual Gerson L’Chaim Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Mission Service

Dr. Rick Sacra, Ebola virus survivor, will use the $500,000 award to train health workers and improve hospital infrastructure at ELWA Hospital…

May 2018

Dear Friend of Dr. Catena,

She had been pushing against a closed birth canal for a full day. In her remote village in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, only traditional birth attendants were available to assist women in labor — and they do not know how to check…

Dr. Tom assesses a patient on the ward

May 2018

Dear Friend of Dr. Catena,

She had been pushing against a closed birth canal for a full day. In her remote village in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, only traditional birth attendants were available to assist women in labor — and they do not know how to check…

AMHF

We strengthen mission hospitals to aid those in greatest need.

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