Tenwek Hospital paeditaric ward has a bed capacity of 40 beds and several private / isolation rooms for our young patients. The unit is served by a multi-disciplinary team who work together to ensure that the children we serve are medically, socially and emotionally stable before they are discharged home.
The common conditions that we attend to include:
- Meningitis (bacterial, viral and TB)
- Orthopedic trauma
- HIV complications/opportunistic infections
- Congenital heart defects
Severely sick children may be transferred to the Intensive care unit (ICU) or High Dependency Unit (HDU) for closer monitoring and intervention.