Medical Component

Socio Economic Empowerment for Persons With Disabilities 

Eye Care

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Care

Physiotherapy (PT)/Orthopedic Care

 The medical component supports the provision of inclusive preventive, curative and rehabilitative care at facility and community levels. Technical support (subsidizing of consumables and supplies, capacity building and acquisition/maintenance of equipment) is provided to the services below with a view to curb the incidence and prevalence of disabling impairments

 Eye Care

  • Community eye screening      
  • Health education
  • General eye consultations      
  • Provision of eye glasses
  • Surgeries

Sub-specialties is eye care

Retinal Eye Care   –  Baptist Hospital Mutengene

Low Vision care     –  Banso Baptist Hospital

Pediatric eye care  – Mbingo Baptist Hospital

Staffing

5 Ophthalmologist

3 Ophthalmic clinical officers

14 Ophthalmic Medical Assistants

19 Assistant Ophthalmic Medical Assistants

3 Refractionists

2 Optometrist

2 Low vision therapist

Celpse is able to study in school thanks to assistive devices from Low vision department in BBH

Celpse is able to study in school thanks to assistive devices from Low vision department in BBH
Jerry with low vision practicing on how to use the low vision device
Jerry with low vision practicing on how to use the low vision device

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Care

Services

  • Community ENT Screening
  • Health Education
  • General consultation 
  • Surgeries
  • Sub-specialty

Audiology Unit with provision of hearing aids

Staffing

2 ENT Surgeons

10 ENT Clinical officers

2 Audiologists

Physiotherapy (PT)/Orthopedic Care

Services

  • Community PT Screening
  • Health Education
  • General consultation
  • surgeries (Orthopedic surgeries)

 Staffing

2 Orthopedic Surgeons

5 Orthopedic Clinical officers

3 Orthopedic physician assistants

2 Physiotherapists

22 Physiotherapy Assistants

Community Mental Health

 

Services                            

  • Health Education
  • Community MH Screening
  • General consultation

Staffing

1 Psychotherapist

1 Clinical councilor

1 Clinical social worker

7 Psychiatric nurses

5 Social worker

 

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