Our Work

IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING comprehensive primary CARE IN OUR OUTPATIENT CLINIC AND INPATIENT HOSPITAL, FAME PROVIDES SERVICES IN SURGERY, MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH, DIAGNOSTICS, COMMUNITY OUTREACH, AND EDUCATION & CAPACITY BUILDING. 

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Outpatient Clinic

Opening in 2008, our outpatient clinic is where we see the majority of our patients. Here, we provide comprehensive primary care to about 100 patients every day.

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Inpatient hospital

The FAME hospital has a 14-bed inpatient ward, a 9-bed maternity ward, two delivery rooms, an emergency room, night clinic, two operating rooms, and a recovery room.

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Surgery

While FAME established general surgery as a strategic priority area in early 2017, surgical intervention has been a part of our mission from the very beginning.

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Maternal & Child Health

FAME offers comprehensive Maternal and Child Health services, serving as a referral destination for high-risk pregnancies. In 2017, FAME had 658 deliveries.

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Diagnostic Services

With our own laboratory, x-ray machine, and CT scanner on campus, FAME is able to provide comprehensive diagnostic services to our patients.

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Community Outreach

Working with Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and local clinics, FAME focuses our outreach on assisting TBAs and hosting neurology clinics in the Karatu district.

 
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Education & Capacity Building

Our 4-pronged approach to education and capacity building focuses on our on-campus training program, our on-campus volunteer program, our online consulting program, and FAME scholarship program.