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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With our own laboratory, x-ray machine, and CT scanner on campus, FAME is able to provide comprehensive diagnostic services to our patients.
Working with Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and local clinics, FAME focuses our outreach on assisting TBAs and hosting neurology clinics in the Karatu district.
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.