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FOT Golf Shirts Show Your Spirit!

Posted on May 1st, 2014 · Posted in News

Friends of Tenwek is pleased to offer a limited number of first-quality Peter Millar golf shirts that feature a “sneak peek” at our new logo. The shirts come in solid Carolina blue or navy striped fabric in sizes Medium, Large, and Extra Large. Each is $50 and includes shipping to..
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FOT “Champion” Dr. Read Vaughan leads transformation of Tenwek’s Radiology Department

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 · Posted in News

  In 2011 Tenwek Hospital made history when it installed the first-ever CT scanner in rural Kenya. Donated by Toshiba, this advanced imaging modality greatly increased Tenwek’s capacity to care for critical patients. However, with no radiologist on staff it also presented a dilemma… how to get these complex diagnostic..
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Tenwek’s Surgical Residency Program impacts current and future practice of medicine throughout Africa

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 · Posted in News

Arega Fekadu was one of the first two graduates of Tenwek’s Surgical Residency Program, attending from 2010-2012. The program is part of the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) work, which includes hundreds of programs throughout the continent of Africa. Although Dr. Arega had already spent the first two years..
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Growth in Tenwek’s Residency Programs Strains Available Housing

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 · Posted in News

The steady growth in Tenwek Hospital’s outstanding medical and surgical residency programs has precipitated a challenge that is both welcome and disconcerting.  Russ White, MD, MPH, FACS, is thrilled to report that all of the Tenwek surgical residents who took their qualifying exams for the College of Surgeons of East,..
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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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