Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
Procurement and Delivery of a CT Scan Machine
Procurement and Delivery of a CT Scan Machine A 128 slice CT scan machine was purchased from Siemens in December 2018. This was one of the major achievements which has resulted into reduction of suffering to Wananchi who could not be easily diagnosed unless they travel to other Referral Hospitals outside the region. The Hospital could not purchase a CT Scan Machine for more than 4 years due to financial Constraints.
The CT Scan services are provided for 24hrs and serve an average of 25-35 patients /day.
Strengthening the Laboratory Diagnostic Capacity
With procurement and installation of 4 biochemistry machines, 4 Molecular Machines, 4 Hematology machines, 1 Serological machine and repair of 1 Cobas Integra and Sysmex machines. All the machines are fully automated.
The BMC lab is currently accredited by the South Africa Development Community Accreditation System(SADCAS) and it can deliver 80% of the samples with 2-4 hours and can also serve private patients within 1-3 hours. BMC laboratory has observed a great improvement in samples processed reaching a total of 209,821 tests (from 92,272) for the period of July-Sept 2018.