Current services provided through AMPATH-UofT include:

  • Maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) services
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Surgery to repair obstetric fistulas
  • Gynecologic oncology treatment

Service Activity Objectives

Improved Maternal Health

  • at MTRH
  • at Webuye District Hospital
  • Improve mentorship in PHC health centers and dispensaries
  • Improve group care in Teso District
  • Support Community Health Workers (CHWs)

Treatment and Prevention of Cervical Cancer

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Program (CCSP)
  • Cryotherapy (SEE AND TREAT)
  • Colposcopy and LEEP
  • Radical hysterectomy
  • Gynecologic cancer treatment

I brought my teaching expertise, as well as donated supplies in order to set up a program to treat those women with abnormal screening test, both Pap smear and VIA. I taught two doctors how to do a LEEP and with my help they successfully completed 14 procedures.

– Dr. Barry Rosen, Section Lead of Gynaecologic Oncology at Beaumont Health System and former University of Toronto OB/GYN faculty member, following his first visit to Eldoret in 2009

Treatment and Prevention of Obstetric Fistulas

  • Increase the quality and quantity of fistula surgery that can be performed at the MTRH Health Centre.