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Tenwek Hospital Cardiothoracic Centre

Welcome to the Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC) of Tenwek Hospital, a beacon of hope and healing for patients with heart diseases in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. Established as a center of excellence in cardiothoracic care, Tenwek Hospital has been at the forefront of providing life-saving open-heart surgical procedures, surpassing any other hospital in the region.

A History of Excellence

The journey towards establishing the Cardiothoracic Centre began with the vision of Tenwek Hospital’s Board and Management to enhance health services by constructing a specialized facility dedicated to cardiothoracic care. This visionary endeavor seeks to address the pressing need for advanced cardiac treatment not only in Bomet County, Kenya but across the entire continent of Africa.

Empowering Healthcare Professionals

Beyond providing world-class medical care, the CTC serves as a vital training hub for African healthcare workers in the prevention and management of heart diseases. Through accredited programs, professionals are equipped with the skills necessary to address the growing burden of cardiovascular ailments in the region, all while embracing the healing mission of Jesus Christ.

Economic Impact and Growth

The impact of the Cardiothoracic Centre extends beyond healthcare, significantly
contributing to the Kenyan economy in several ways:

Job Creation: With over 300 tax-paying Kenyan staff members, the fully operational Hospital becomes a significant employer in the region.

Training Hub: Advanced training opportunities attract healthcare professionals

Medical Tourism: By offering high-quality cardiac care at a fraction of the cost compared to international alternatives, the CTC becomes a beacon for medical tourism, attracting patients from within Kenya and beyond.

Driving Universal Healthcare

As we strive towards achieving Universal Health Care, addressing the burden of heart disease becomes paramount. The CTC plays a crucial role in expanding access to preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, ultimately eliminating inequalities in healthcare access.

Empowering Healthcare Professionals

The Cardiothoracic Centre stands as a testament to innovation and excellence in healthcare delivery. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team of experts, we aim to be a source of hope and healing for individuals suffering from heart diseases across Africa. Thank you for choosing the Cardiothoracic Centre of Tenwek Hospital. Together, we’re shaping the future of cardiac care in Africa and beyond.Saving a heart at a time.

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