The Health Clinic
The Kolomiseed Health Clinic opened in July 2011. Open six days a week, it serves as many as 750 patients per month. Patients include women, children and elders – who previously found access to health care difficult. Clinic staff includes: a resident doctor, nurse, midwife, ambulance driver, lab technician, pharmacist, receptionist and two cleaners.
Health needs served by the clinic
The clinic treats many cases of malaria, as well as eye disease, dysentery, and pneumonia. It helps patients maintain chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and heart conditions. Expectant mothers, new mothers, infants, and young children benefit from preventive care and vaccinations – which help parents achieve their desire for a healthy family. When necessary, the ambulance transports people to the clinic or to larger hospitals in the city. The clinic serves all patients regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender or age.