AMREF Flying Doctors have received a new Neonatal Transport Incubator, TI 500 Incubator.
This is neonatal transport incubator that is used for safe transport of extreme premature babies, preterm babies and full term newborn babies that require movement from one facility to another. It provides mobile neonatal intensive care set up especially to critically ill neonates. The incubator is one of the latest incubator in the world market, produced and marketed by Drager.
The TI 500 Transport provides a mobile neonatal intensive care system, to accommodate your most critical infants during transport.
A group of mountain climbers from the Up The Mountain Bible Mission recently visited AMREF Flying Doctors at Wilson Airport. The purpose on the visit was to deliver a certificate and Gold medal which the organization awarded to AMREF Flying Doctors in recognition of the support rendered during the organization’s project of planting a Bible on top of Mount Kenya. AMREF Flying Doctors provided emergency evacuation cover for the eight climbers. Fortunately, there was no incident and the mission was completed successfully.
The Arusha Community Christmas Fair was held on the 26th and 27th of November, at the TGT Sports Grounds opposite the Arusha Airport. You definitely had to put on your best Christmas smile, binge on some Christmas cheer as you joined the Arusha community in ushering in the festive season. This fair taking on an exhibition style, started at 10.00 am.
At the fair, where up to 80 stands; 40 NGO's, 3 bars, food court and entertainment for everyone with unique, handmade, creative works of art and craft from all over East Africa. Worry not about apathy in stomach matters; there was a great variety of ingestible on offer. Kids too; they were well-entertained, with the face painting, games, bouncy castle, kids corner and Father Christmas.
Our stand was strategically placed and visible . The curious shoppers visited our stand to inquire more about our services , some of them had seen our adverts on Citizen TV. Maisha subscribers also got the opportunity to renew their subscriptions.
AMREF (African Medical & Research Foundation) and its Flying Doctor Service have been providing air ambulance services since 1957 to people in East Africa, residents and non residents alike. A membership to this service from AMREF used to be available through the Flying Doctors Society of Africa (FDSA), an entity formed to raise funds for AMREF.Read more...
AMREF Flying Doctors sponsored Mount Kenya 10 A Side Rugby Tournament on the 28th and 29th September 2013 at the Nanyuki Sports club .The event is related to conservation of the beautiful fauna and florawhich are the main tourist attractions of the bigger Mt. Kenya Region . The proceeds realised from the tournament sponsorships was to be utilised to assist the very needy causes in the region so as to make a difference in people's lives and their environment .
ONE of the victims of the accident which claimed 16 people in Kisii on Wednesday was flown to Nairobi on Saturday.
Rachel Omae, a student at Itibo Girls Secondary School was flown by Amref Flying Doctors from Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu where she was being treated.
She was transferred to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Memorial Hospital on Thursday morning but was later moved to Aga Khan.
A relative James Mwagi yesterday hailed the medical staff at Aga Khan, AMREF Flying Doctors and Kenyatta Hospital for their help.
“We are very happy with the response we got from the government which sent a police chopper of Friday but it was unsuitable to airlift her,” added Mwagi.
Kenyatta Hospital’s acting chief executive officer Simeon Monda said the girl was in Intensive Care Unit. “We received her and she is in ICU. Doctors are monitoring her situation,” he said on phone. Some relatives accused the management of giving the girl little attention.
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NAIROBI, KENYA – JULY 08, 2013 – AMREF Flying Doctors, the leading air ambulance service provider in Eastern Africa, has today taken delivery of a new aircraft in a bid to bolster the growing demand for its air evacuation services.
The new King Air Beechcraft aeroplane acquired at a total cost of KES 215 Million, is part of investments that AMREF Flying Doctors is making following the August 2011 incorporation as a not-for-profit company – part of and wholly owned by AMREF (African Medical & Research Foundation).Read more...
AMREF Flying Doctors offers medical coverage by ground ambulance, helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft. Typical Kenyan sports events include the famous Safari Rally , the Lewa Downs Safaricom Marathon and regular horse shows in Nairobi and Upcountry .
AMREF Flying Doctors team ; Flight nurse Anthony , Flight nurse Hellen , Doctor Pauline Thanga , Doctor Matt Edwards and Pilot Emmanuel Wanyela, provided medical support to the Lewa Downs Safaricom Marathon on Saturday, 29 July 2013 . It has a cap of 1000 runners and it is an extremely popular, yet formidable challenge. A marathon distance is difficult enough for most people but this particular jog through the bush also involves the dry heat, high altitude, tough terrain and a host of local beasts trying their best to interfere with the strange long line of humans running through their home.
On the 8th of June, a team comprising of Phyllis Kimani, Shaban Yusuf Caroline Thiongo and Evans Arao, Represented AMREF Flying Doctors at the Jeep Challenge in Karen. The event was organized by DT Dobie as a launch platform for their new range of Jeep vehicles.
DT Dobie who are currently in the process of partnering with AMREF Flying Doctors in regards to their Jeep and Mercedes Customers, were interested in having our State of the art Mercedes ALS ambulance showcased to their over 300 invited Jeep owners, A fact that Phillipe Delunsch, the Sales and Marketing Director of DT Dobie kept pointing out during the event, along with our plans for partnership.
The team was glad that the event went on without any medical emergencies reported and was able to sell most of the merchandise that was on display as well as explaining Maisha to those present while managing to sign up a few interested parties