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Medicine students are going to Kenya

Medicine students are going to Kenya

Thanks to the funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in frames of “Polish aid 2016” three of our volunteers – medicine students are going to Muthale Mission Hospital in Kenya. The first of them, Marcin Kiszka is already on place, while the remaining two – Angelika Stellmach and Wojciech Sierocki will join him very soon.

After appropriate preparation the volunteers will provide training, each from different topic and for different audiences and they will participate in hospital everyday activities – morning ward rounds, examination of the patients, assisting in operations, they will also help with admitting the patients in outpatient.

Marcin Kiszka will be responsible for the courses about the basic facts about congenital and air transmitted diseases for the audience of local secondary schools and also the Nyumbani village – the home for over 1500 orphans. He also wants to teach children the responsible ways to start a family and the ways of planning it. The hazard of alcohol and drug abuse topic will also be covered.

Wojciech Sierocki will teach the young mothers and midwifes how to prevent most common infections in newborns. His speech will also concern the milestones of children growth and how important is to stimulate their senses.

There will be speeches prepared specially for the hospital staff, concerning the care of premature infants, with the highlight on how to examine them properly, how to feed them. This will be prepared by Angelika Stellmach.

All the lessons were prepared with the counselling of specialists from the Przemienienia PaƄskiego hospital, gynecological-obstetrics hospital and the paediatrics hospital of B. Krysiewicz. The speeches will be enriched by professional teaching materials.