Orthopedic Sign Nail Fracture Care

Posted on August 6, 2014

As the reputation of the Machame Orthopedic center has spread it has been difficult to keep up with the need for the surgical hardware required for many cases. A recent huge step forward occurred as Machame Hospital was accepted into the international Sign Nail program. This program provides hardware…especially femoral nails which are easy to […]

First Graduation Machame Hospital School of Nursing

Posted on August 19, 2013

August 17, 2013 saw the realization of a dream and the culmination of years of effort and focus as 72 nurse midwives marched in the first graduation of the Machame Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. The planning for the school had begun more than 5 years previously and the school, its staff, programs and infrastructure […]

Big Day for Machame Hospital School of Nursing

Posted on February 25, 2012

On Feb 9, 2012 the recently completed classroom block was formally dedicated by Bishop Dr Martin F Shao of the Northern Diocese KKKT. This building and facilities are a gift from Alegent Health System in Nebraska, USA. In attendance were Alegent Health President and CEO Richard A. Hachten and Executive Vice Presidents Joan Neuhaus and […]

New Kid in Town!!

Posted on November 18, 2011

Our little friend Tumaini has been discharged to home, but before we could begin to miss her too much, a new little friend arrived. Eriki has Osteomyelitis or an infection in one of the bones in his leg. This requires the affected area to be opened up surgically, cleaned out and then treated intensively for […]

Tumaini means Hope

Posted on July 25, 2011

Tumaini is 5 years old and has been with us at Machame Lutheran hospital recovering from a bad burn. . She is doing well now and pretty freely wanders about the hospital in her oversize hospital gown and maybe a jacket (it is cold here, on the slopes of Kilimanjaro). She is quiet and a little shy but she seems to have become a friend of