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Video by: Elizabeth Fischer – SRO Productions

Video by: Elizabeth Fischer – SRO Productions

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    About AIC Kijabe Hospital

     Founded in 1915

    350 beds

    180,000 outpatients/year

    14,000 admissions/year

    10,000 surgeries/year in 9 operating theatres

    6000 HIV patients/year including 800 children.

    780 staff (15 missionary and 15 Kenyan consultants)

    200 students in nursing school

    (including 44 nurse anesthesia students)

    26 interns (medical/clinical officer)

    15 advanced medical/surgical trainees

    in residency/fellowship programs

Casualty/Emergency – Maternal/Child Health – Obstetrics/Gynecology – Dentistry/Orthodontics – Audiology – Physiotherapy – Pharmacy

Internal Medicine – Pediatrics – Intensive Care Unit – High Dependency (Step-down) Unit – Palliative Care

General including trauma, hernia repair, cancer/mascectomy, abdominal surgery, leg-circulation, wound management, urinary tract.

Pediatric and Pediatric Neurosurgery – Orthopaedic -Plastic & Reconstructive – Ophthalmology – Ear, Nose, & Throat

Ultrasound – Digital X-Ray – CT-Scan

Emergency & Delivery Services 24/7 at Kijabe

Outpatient Services at Kijabe, Marira, and Naivasha weekdays 9-5

Surgical Services scheduled on invidual basis

General Surgery clinic on Monday

Pediatric Surgery clinic on Tuesday/Wednesday

Orthopedic Surgery clinic on Wednesday

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Outpatient

Casualty/Emergency – Maternal/Child Health – Obstetrics/Gynecology – Dentistry/Orthodontics – Audiology – Physiotherapy – Pharmacy

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Inpatient

Internal Medicine – Pediatrics – Intensive Care Unit – High Dependency (Step-down) Unit – Palliative Care

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Surgical Specialties

General including trauma, hernia repair, cancer/mascectomy, abdominal surgery, leg-circulation, wound management, urinary tract.

Pediatric and Pediatric Neurosurgery – Orthopaedic -Plastic & Reconstructive – Ophthalmology – Ear, Nose, & Throat

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Diagnostic

Ultrasound – Digital X-Ray – CT-Scan

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Schedule

Emergency & Delivery Services 24/7 at Kijabe

Outpatient Services at Kijabe, Marira, and Naivasha weekdays 9-5

Surgical Services scheduled on invidual basis

General Surgery clinic on Monday

Pediatric Surgery clinic on Tuesday/Wednesday

Orthopedic Surgery clinic on Wednesday

Mission and Vision

Mission: To glorify God through the provision of compassionate health care,
excellent medical training, and spiritual ministry in Jesus Christ.

Vision: To be a leader in the provision of excellent health care in Sub-Saharan Africa, to God’s glory.

Core Values

Integrity: A state of uprightness in character and attitude that reflect the life of Jesus Christ.
Excellence: Doing all the work by upholding high standards and as if we are doing it for the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Compassion: Reflecting a heart of love and being empathetic to people by emulating Jesus Christ and His unfailing love for humanity.
Teamwork: Reflecting the unity of the body of Jesus Christ as we pursue our vision and mission.
Continuous Improvement: Constantly and consistently desiring progress and striving to become better at work and professionally.

KIJABE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Kenya Registered Clinical Medicine and Surgery (KRCMS – Basic) 3 years Diploma in Clinical Medicine.

Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN – Basic) 31/2 years Diploma in nursing.

Diploma in Community Health  – 2 years.

Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthetist (KRNA) 1 year and 6 months inclusive of internship.

Kenya Registered Perioperative Nursing (KRPON) 1 year Diploma in Peri-operative nursing.

General Surgery:

A fully supervised Residency Training Program in General Surgery with training which culminates in certification by the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) after five years.  The Kenyan Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board recognizes our graduates as specialist General Surgeons.  All of our trainees are graduates of accredited African medical schools and are committed to prayerfully serving in Africa, among people who might otherwise have no access to quality surgical care.  More information about our General Surgical training program can be found at www.paacs.net

Orthopaedic Surgery:

A fully certified Residency Training Program in Orthopedic Surgery with training which culminates in certification by the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa after five years.  The Kenyan Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board recognizes our graduates as specialist Orthopedic Surgeons.

Family Medicine Residency:

In partnership with Cabarak University, we are excited to welcome the first class of Family Medicine Residents in 2016.

Kijabe Hospital offers East Africa’s first formal training program in pediatric surgery.  This 3-year, fellowship level program is accredited by the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya.  The program is run via a partnership between Kijabe Hospital and BethanyKids of Kijabe Hospital under the auspices of the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS).  The program typically accepts physicians trained in general surgery for a 3-year training track, though there is a 5-year training track for graduates of African medical schools after medical officer training.

Medical Officer and Clinical Officer internships are available yearly at AIC Kijabe Hospital.

ECCCO Training Program – One-year Emergency and Critical Care Clinical Officer Fellowship.

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KCHS

KIJABE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Kenya Registered Clinical Medicine and Surgery (KRCMS – Basic) 3 years Diploma in Clinical Medicine.

Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN – Basic) 31/2 years Diploma in nursing.

Diploma in Community Health  – 2 years.

Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthetist (KRNA) 1 year and 6 months inclusive of internship.

Kenya Registered Perioperative Nursing (KRPON) 1 year Diploma in Peri-operative nursing.

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Residency Programs

General Surgery:

A fully supervised Residency Training Program in General Surgery with training which culminates in certification by the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) after five years.  The Kenyan Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board recognizes our graduates as specialist General Surgeons.  All of our trainees are graduates of accredited African medical schools and are committed to prayerfully serving in Africa, among people who might otherwise have no access to quality surgical care.  More information about our General Surgical training program can be found at www.paacs.net

Orthopaedic Surgery:

A fully certified Residency Training Program in Orthopedic Surgery with training which culminates in certification by the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa after five years.  The Kenyan Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board recognizes our graduates as specialist Orthopedic Surgeons.

Family Medicine Residency:

In partnership with Cabarak University, we are excited to welcome the first class of Family Medicine Residents in 2016.

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Pediatric Surgery Residency

Kijabe Hospital offers East Africa’s first formal training program in pediatric surgery.  This 3-year, fellowship level program is accredited by the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya.  The program is run via a partnership between Kijabe Hospital and BethanyKids of Kijabe Hospital under the auspices of the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS).  The program typically accepts physicians trained in general surgery for a 3-year training track, though there is a 5-year training track for graduates of African medical schools after medical officer training.

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MO/CO

Medical Officer and Clinical Officer internships are available yearly at AIC Kijabe Hospital.

ECCCO Training Program – One-year Emergency and Critical Care Clinical Officer Fellowship.

Elimu Education Housing Project

Building the future of African Health Care Providers. The Elimu project is a 30-room building to house trainees and visiting doctors whilst they learn and teach at Kijabe. The foundation is being carefully prepared, a great metaphor for the medical and spiritual foundation that doctors, nurses, and clinical officers receive through medical training at Kijabe. This project is funded by global partners. To join in the work, click here.