Ensuring timely, accessible and quality lifesaving emergency care in Kenya
Part of our COVID-19 initiatives has been to improve the delivery of oxygen to patients in the emergency department in the county healthcare facilities with the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases across the country.
The Kenya Emergency Medical Care (EMC) Policy 2020-2030 is the first-ever policy in Kenya that seeks to establish a working Emergency Medical Care (EMC) System as a key component of the healthcare system in the country.
UPCOMING & RECENT ACTIVITIES
SHOCK! - September Issue - This month we interview the Turkana County Emergencies and Referral Coordinator for insights on the state of Emergency Care in Turkana County. We also conclude our series on household injuries with a focus on caustic agents and highlight the WHO Emergency Care System Framework on which the Kenyan Emergency Care Policy is based. For this and more - read on!
Emergency Care talks
Deaths of children in the hospital often occur within the first 24 h of admission. Many of these deaths could be prevented if very sick children were identified and appropriate treatment started immediately upon their arrival at the emergency department. Join our experts this Saturday as we discuss the approach to the sick child in the emergency department.
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Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation
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Phone: +254 20 2100054 / +254 710 633 855 (mobile)