Updated at: 2022/12/21
Below are some of the health services offered at Ammusait General Hospital;
- Comprehensive primary healthcare (Maternal and child healthcare, including Immunizations, Pre-natal care, post-natal care, and Consultations for children)
- Consultations for adults: (Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses such as diarrhea, pneumonia, malaria, Diabetes, hypertension etc.
- Comprehensive nursing care services
- Comprehensive laboratory services
- Pharmacy services (Provision of medicine available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies List)
- Psychiatric treatment for persons with mental illness
- Medical services for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence survivors
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunity Syndrome and tuberculosis services (Testing, treatment, and counselling)
- Full in-patient services, a surgery theatre and imaging services (ultrasound and x-ray)
- Eye care Services
- Emergency care services (emergency Unit)
- Special clinics (Medical Out-patient Clinic, Gynecology Out-patient Clinic, Surgical Out-patient Clinic, Pediatric Out-patient Clinic).
- Preventive services
- Vaccinations for all childhood illnesses
- Oral Polio Vaccine (Polio Vaccine)
- (Pentavalent Vaccine)-Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B and Haemophilus Influenza Vaccine
- Rota Virus vaccine
- Pneumococcal Vaccine
- Measles Rubella Vaccine
- Vitamin A
- Yellow Fever Vaccine
- Covid-19 vaccinations
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccinations
Reproductive Health /Community Health Program / Human Immunodeficiency Virus & Tuberculosis Department Services
- Reproductive Health
- Maternal health care
- Pre-natal care
- Post-natal care
- Ante-natal Care
- Family Planning Services
- High-risk Clinic
- Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission Services
- Post-abortion care
- Cervical cancer Screening
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - counselling and testing services Care and treatment services
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus /Sexually
- Transmitted Infections Prevention services
- Stigma reduction and advocacy
- Prevention of Tuberculosis in Human Immunodeficiency Virus patients
- Tuberculosis Active Case Finding
Community Health Program
- Community Health Promotion by Community health promoters who follow up clients at the community level e.g., pregnant mothers, Non-Communicable Diseases, defaulter tracing
Eligibility Requirements for Health Care Services at Ammusait General Hospital
- No appointment requirements.
- Immunizations services are provided for children.
- Antenatal Care/Postnatal Care, Cervical screening, post-abortion care services are provided for women only.
- All services are provided for all regardless of the gender or sexual orientation.
- Human Papillomavirus Vaccinations (10 to 15 years)
- Immunizable childhood infections (below 5 years of age)
- Services are free.
- Services are available to refugees, asylum seekers and members of the host community.
- Provision of medicine available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies List.
Accessibility of Ammusait General Hospital
- The entrance to this location has a ramp.
- This location has female staff.
- This location has separate bathrooms for men and women.
- All services listed are free of charge.
- Interpretation is consistently available at this premises for Nuer, Somali, Lotuko, Burundi, Congolese, Rwandese, Turkana, Arabic
- Female interpreters are available for Nuer, Somali, Congolese, Burundi, Arabic languages.
- Ambulances are available for live saving emergencies - Kakuma 1 – +254719105775, Kakuma 2, 3, 4 – +254719105549.
IRC Kakuma Feedback Channels
If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, you may either:
- Call +254701629346
- Email at email@example.com
- Visit the physical help desk located at all health facilities/clinics
- Visit the IRC Offices located in LWF Compound 1
- Drop a suggestion at the suggestion boxes located at all IRC health facilities, the women’s centers 1 and 2, and the Compound 1 Main Gate.
IRC will respond to feedback received within an agreed time frame (0-3 days for critical cases, 0-7 days for cases with high priority, 0-14 days for cases with medium priority and 0-28 days for cases with low priority)
Kakuma 4, next to Kakuma 4 Market, Kakuma Refugee Camp