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Tenwek Reviews Infectious Disease Protocols

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News

The Ebola outbreak in Eastern Africa has prompted Tenwek Hospital to review and assess the protocols currently used to diagnose and treat infectious diseases. Though there is no natural travel pattern from the affected areas to Kenya, Tenwek is using the outbreak to evaluate its preparation for and treatment of..
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Birdies for Babies will Help Tenwek’s Youngest Patients

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News

Anna Redding is an All-State high school golfer from North Carolina and the daughter of Dr. Mark Redding, a visiting physician to Tenwek. For her senior capstone project, Anna raised funds for Tenwek Hospital during every golf game she recently played at her home course. Supporters made single donations or contributed a..
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Meet Amy Stoddard – FOT’s Tenwek Intern

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News

Amy Stoddard is FOT’s new communications intern – serving on-site at Tenwek Hospital to help us make the 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. In her role, Amy organizes the..
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FOT will Support Vital Construction Project for Nursing School

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News, Nursing School

All 20 members of the most recent graduating class from Tenwek’s School of Nursing have passed Kenya’s Nursing Council exams and are now on staff at Tenwek! With more than 2,200 students from 50 nursing schools taking the exams, Tenwek was one of just five schools with a 100% pass..
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Tenwek’s School of Nursing has Wide Impact on Students and Patients

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News, Nursing School

Exam results for the recent graduates of Tenwek’s School of Nursing are in – all 20 members of the class passed the Nursing Council exams, making Tenwek one of just five schools in Kenya with a 100% pass rate!  All of the graduates accepted staff positions at Tenwek. The following..
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New Strategic Plan Guides Tenwek’s Growth

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 · Posted in News

Late last year, Tenwek Hospital approved a new strategic plan that will guide the hospital’s growth through 2018. The plan was developed by a multi-disciplinary committee of stakeholders, including hospital administrators and staff. According to the plan, “The Kenyan health system suffers from an acute shortage of health providers, with..
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Introducing a New Look for Friends of Tenwek!

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 · Posted in News

Friends of Tenwek is pleased to introduce its new logo! The design was created by staff at Silent Images, a nonprofit organization based in North Carolina that provides charities with professional photography and video services that educate and inspire viewers to give, go, and pray. Previously, FOT used the Tenwek Hospital..
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Mercy Fund Creates “Win-Win” for Children, Families, Orphanage, and Tenwek

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 · Posted in News

Moved by the love and care being provided to Kenyan children through a network of five orphanages near Tenwek Hospital, an anonymous donor approached FOT with an idea. The donor proposed establishing a fund that will be used to pay for the medical care of orphanage children who are treated..
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FOT Project Updates – Fall 2014

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 · Posted in News

Medical Trainee Housing Project Underway As reported in the Spring 2014 issue of Tenwek Today, Tenwek Hospital need to construct additional housing facilities for the increasing number of physicians and students enrolled in its medical and surgical residency and internship programs. In January, two new orthopedic residents joined 45 other..
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Nursing Students Need New Dining Hall

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 · Posted in News, Nursing School

One of the critical needs identified in Tenwek Hospital’s new Strategic Plan (2014-2018) is the need to increase and retain clinical staff. “Tenwek Hospital has had many staff stay and serve for years in the past; however, the younger staff have not kept to that tradition. Many of the young..
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