Tenwek Hospital – Kenya – Neurosurgery – August 2018 – July 2019

Tenwek Hospital located in Bomet, Kenya is a 300 bed referral hospital with a wide range of surgical, medical, maternity and pediatric services. Tenwek also participates in the Kenyan Family Medicine program which allows volunteers to come that are interested in teaching residents. Families are welcome. A minimum service of two weeks plus travel is required; one month service or longer is preferred.

Tenwek Hospital has an urgent need for neurosurgeons beginning August 2018. The 300-bed hospital has a wide range of surgical, medical, maternity and pediatric services and is one of the largest mission hospitals in Africa. It provides primary health care to 600,000 Kipsigis people within a 32 kilometer radius and serves as a referral center for a much larger region.

Minimum length of service is two weeks plus travel. Due to the need for a medical license a 4 month advanced notice is required for volunteers interested in serving at Tenwek. Families are welcome.

The individual volunteer is responsible for all costs associated with the trip. World Medical Mission personnel will provide assistance in arranging all travel including international flights and in-country travel as well as any needed medical licensure, visas or permits.

For more information please contact Dayna Wright by email or by phone at 828-278-1168.