Achievements of Edna Hospital

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Edna Adan with first class of Nursing School Graduates

Edna Adan with first class of Nursing School Graduates

As a response to safe motherhood initiatives and the overall aim to reduce the maternal and child mortality, the hospital provides the following services:

  1. Basic and Comprehensive Essential Obstetric Care.
    • Provision of Treatment
    • Normal Deliveries
    • Induction of labor
    • Manual removal of placenta and retained products
    • Forceps Delivery & Vacuum Extractions
    • Prevention and Treatment of Eclampsia
    • Prevention and Control of Bleeding
    • Surgical Operation for Obstetric & Gynecological problems
    • Blood Transfusion and blood screening for HIV/AIDS
    • Dilation & Curettage ( D&C)
  2. 2010 Nursing School Graduation

    2010 Nursing School Graduation

  3. Human Resource Development
    • Nursing Training Curriculum developed and is applied
    • Three-year General Nursing Training completed for 30 nurses
    • Post-Basic Midwifery Training completed for 23 Midwives
    • One year Training for 14 Laboratory Technicians Completed
    • In-service Short Training Courses for Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants
  4. Reduction of Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality Rate
    • Maternal Mortality reduced from national rate of 1600/100,000 to 402.6/100,000 hospital rate in spite of receiving terminally ill patients referred from elsewhere, many of whom could have been saved if they had arrived at the hospital early enough.