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Dr. Brynne Standaert

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in Share Your Story

Tenwek Memories Last a Lifetime I first visited Tenwek 19 years ago with my husband, Dr. Rick Standaert. Residents in pediatrics and general surgery at the time, we had the good fortune of meeting and working with then medical student David Hoover – now Dr. David Hoover, pediatric surgeon and..
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HMIS Launches with Immediate Impact

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

Tenwek’s new Health Management Information System is now serving Tenwek’s outpatient and emergency departments with full implementation hospital-wide expected by year’s end. The wireless laptop system has made a tremendous difference in the hospital’s ability to efficiently manage its finance and billing systems. It has helped physicians and staff demonstrate..
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Tenwek Updates: Water Bore and Eye/Dental Building

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

Update: Ngito Water Bore Project Delayed by Drilling Problems Earlier this year, FOT helped fund the initial drilling process for a water bore at the Ngito Dispensary. Unfortunately, after several attempts to drill – on occasion even reaching over 200 meters down – the drillers encountered bedrock. Over the two..
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Meet Hannah Velling: FOT’s Tenwek Intern

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

Hannah Velling is FOT’s communications intern – serving on-site at Tenwek Hospital to help us make essential connections with visiting U.S. physicians and gather the news and information we need to keep all FOT supporters informed about what’s happening at Tenwek today. Hannah is a 2013 graduate of Wheaton College..
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Tenwek School of Nursing Poised for Growth

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in News, Nursing School

Tenwek’s School of Nursing provides an exceptional nursing education to 80 enrolled students annually. The program, which requires three and one-half years of study to complete, grants diplomas that qualify students for service as midwives, general nurses, or community health nurses. With Tenwek’s five-year Master Plan envisioning the addition of..
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Over 6,000 Attend Children’s Rally in Kericho

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

On August 10, 2013, the Africa Gospel Church (AGC) in affiliation with Tenwek Community Health and Development (TCHD), hosted a Children’s Rally in Kericho, Kenya, based on the success of an earlier rally held in Bomet. The purpose of the event was to come alongside local churches to value, encourage,..
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FOT Recognized as Non-Profit Charity by U.S. IRS; Announces Sustaining Friends Campaign

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in News

Friends of Tenwek has been granted 501(c)(3) status as a charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service! This means FOT is able to directly solicit and receive donations that are deemed tax-deductible from our supporters. We are deeply grateful to World Gospel Mission for the assistance they provided in collecting..
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Dr. David Longstreth

Posted on December 9th, 2013 · Posted in Share Your Story

I visited Tenwek in October/November 2012 during the two-week Cardiac Surgery team visit. It was so humbling to be part of a team that gave so much of their time, resources, and gifts to build up the Tenwek Hospital and help so many in need. I hope I can return..
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Friends of Tenwek Fund First Phase of HMIS Makeover

Posted on May 1st, 2013 · Posted in News

Friends of Tenwek has contributed $25,000 as a first step to help raise $466,000 for the comprehensive upgrade to Tenwek’s outdated and inadequate hospital management information system (HMIS). Dr. John R. Spriegel, acting medical superintendent of Tenwek Hospital, describes the need: “People used to visit Tenwek to see the system..
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Tenwek Honors First Graduates of General Surgery Training Program

Posted on May 1st, 2013 · Posted in News

Tenwek Hospital honored the first two graduates of its General Surgery Training Program at an inspiring ceremony held at the hospital on January 4, 2013. Dr. Agneta Odera and Dr. Arega Fekadu Leta were recognized as the inaugural graduates of the residency program, which is sponsored in collaboration with the..
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