Mount Meru Hospital Statistics

Currently, Feed the Children and IMO have been working hand-in-hand with Mount Meru Hospital. To better understand the typical needs of the medical department for our facility I have listed information (gathered from the hospital’s site) about most common diagnoses. Mount Meru Hospital is completely owned and operated by the government.

TOP 10 OUT-PATIENT DIAGNOSES (<5YRS):
1.     Malaria                                     21.4%
2.     Minor surgical conditions           14.8%
3.     Acute respiratory infections       14.3%
4.     Pneumonia                                13.9%
5.     Non-infectious eye conditions   10.6%
6.     Diarrhoeal diseases                   6.4%
7.     Urinary Tract Infections            6.2%
8.     Skin Infections                          4.6%
9.     Intestinal worms                        4.4%
10.    Eye Infections                         3.4%

MOST COMMON DISEASES (in the region)

Yellow Fever, Typhoid Fever, Malaria, HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Hepatitis A, and Cholera

Works Cited

“MtMeruHosp.” Welcome to EOL – Elimu On Line New Website. Web. 30 Sept. 2010. <http://eol.habari.co.tz/mt-meru-hosp.htm&gt;.

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