Pediatrics Facilities and Services

Facilities and Services

service includes providing preventive and curative services, teaching under- graduate and graduate students, providing short term trainings for health professionals coming from different public health facilities as well as the different departments in the faculty of medical and health sciences (clinical pharmacy, clinical anatomy etc.) and conducting different operational researches (including student and staff researches). Additionally, students from sister universities from the other parts of the world also have short term clinical attachments to the department. Our international collaborators from Africa, Europe, the US, Asia and Latin America are also carrying out different studies and also giving different clinical services in the department. Preventive and curative services are provided through the different units under the department, namely the expanded program of immunization (EPI), outpatient department (OPD), chronic illnesses follow up clinics, pediatric emergency unit and inpatient department (IPD), which is comprised of neonatal ward/neonatal intensive care (NICU), pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), nutritional rehabilitation unit (NRU), hematology/oncology unit, pediatric surgery unit and the main ward.All these services are provided by different cadres of health professionals including nurses, medical interns, residents, pediatricians and sub-specialists as well as other supportive stafF