About the Hospital
In 1998, CURE International, in cooperation with the African Inland Church, opened the AIC-CURE International Hospital in Kijabe, Kenya. Along with being CURE’s first hospital, CURE Kenya was Africa’s first orthopaedic paediatric teaching hospital for children with disabilities. The 30-bed hospital provides care for children suffering from a wide range of orthopaedic conditions, such as clubfoot, burn contractures, osteomyelitis, and other acquired or congenital conditions. The hospital also conducts mobile clinics to identify children in remote areas who can be treated at the hospital and to provide follow-up care for those who have received surgery.
Located in the Rift Valley city of Kijabe, the hospital attracts patients from every region of the country. Through the training of surgeons, nurses, and healthcare professionals, CURE Kenya aims to improve the country’s overall capacity to treat disabled children.
Kenya Orthopaedic Residency
The orthopaedic training program at CURE Kenya is certified by the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA). It is widely recognized as one of the leading orthopaedic surgical training programs in East Africa. Doctors participating in the residency program spend five years training at CURE Kenya, the Kijabe Medical Centre and, whenever possible, other CURE hospitals in Africa. Upon completion of the program, the orthopaedic surgeons continue to work at a CURE hospital or another African hospital for an additional length of time.
AIC-CURE International Hospital
Annual outpatient visits: 14,939 (CY16)
Annual operations: 2,047 (CY16)
General inquiries: +254 0 733 770 653
Nairobi clinic: +254 0 733 790 421
Fax: +254 20 3246 610
PO Box 52
Patients can be admitted at any time, provided they have been scheduled for surgery.
Wednesday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Since autumn of 2006, in collaboration with Smile Train, CURE has developed cleft lip and cleft palate surgical training programs in most of CURE’s hospitals worldwide. These programs not only provide surgery for children and counselling for them and their families, but also train national surgeons in reconstructive surgery.
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