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Kenya: Namoruputh Health Centre Progress

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nurse and patient at namoruputh health centre

In 2013, construction began to transform the current Namoruputh Dispensary located in Loima, Turkana into a health centre. This project is being implemented in 5 phases:

Phase 1: September 2013 – April 2014 – Construction of metal building frames and roofs.
● Fully funded and completed.

Phase 2: March 2014 – July 2016 - Construction of in-patient block, septic system and perimeter fence.
● Fully funded, completed and furnished.
● First patients admitted to in-patient care in April 2018.

Phase 3: August 2016 – Feb. 2019 – Construction of out-patient block and administration block.
● Fully funded.
● As of March 2019, buildings completed, all electrical and permanent fixtures completed.
● Phase 3 to be fully completed & signed off my MOH by December 1, 2019.

Phase 4: March 2020 – Dec. 2020 – Renovation of existing medical dispensary into HIV, TB and nutrition clinics.
● Not yet funded
● Consists of four - $50,000 projects
• Building of HIV Comprehensive Care Clinic
• Upgraded Maternity Unit (delivery rooms, post-natal rooms, obstetrics/gynecological minor theatre)
• Building of upgraded Laboratory Facilities facilitating blood screening and transfusion
• Building of Nutritional Clinic / Storage Rooms / Staff Room

Phase 5: Jan. 2019 – Dec. 2021 – Operational assistance for first two years.
● Not yet funded.
● Establishing operations and securing future. Requires two years of operating costs.
1. Create a meaningful monitoring and evaluation plan
2. Embed support from Turkana County Ministry of Health (MOH)
3. Create a long-term sustainability plan of Health


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2021 Expenditures

  • 85% Total Programs
  • 6% Support Services
  • 9% Resource Development


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