Previous Projects

In the theatre two new sterilisers were installed (2004)

1995 Christine and Wilfried Schennach visit Ifakara for the first time Delivery of suture material and operation instruments Assistance in theatre and wards Improvement of the hygienic situation 1996 Co-financing of a house for hospital employees Improvement of the Prosthesis Workshop Equipment for Premature Babies’ Ward 1999 1999 Weaving of linens 2000 - 2002 Training of doctors and nurses from Ifakara at St. Vinzenz Hospital in Zams 2001 Installation of an Observation Ward Delivery of operation lamps 2002 2002 34 patient beds with mattresses and coatings operation clothes, teaching material for nursing school 12 Anti Decubitus mattresses for ICU 2003 33 patient beds with mattresses and coatings 1 groundwater pump 2 big laundry machines 1 photocopier Weaving of linens Operating tables, suction machines 2004 1 colonoscope, 1 gastroscope 37 patient beds with mattresses and coatings Blood pressure meters 2 big sterilizers for the theatre from Belimed Comp. with a water treatment plant

2005 Training of 3 doctors to be specialists for Surgery, Internal Medicine and Paediatrics (until 2007) Training of an occupational therapist (until 2008) 1 year check of the two sterilizers by Belimed Comp. Renovation of paediatric wards Blood sugar meters with test stripes Hospital clothing and bales of cloth 3 sewing machines 2006 Operation linen and -clothes Blood sugar meters with test stripes 1 emergency generator (380 KVA) Pump for the water treatment plant Tools for the workshop 1 big laundry machine 2007 Training of 1 doctor to become a specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology (till 2009) 15 patient beds, 100 mattresses and coatings Weaving of 100 linens 2 Electrocardiographs 2 Cardiotocographs 6 Oxygen Concentrators 2 mobile X-ray machines (C-arms) 9 computers with accessories Blood pressure meters

The new haematology device 1 Sysmex Haematology device for the laboratory 1 Photocopier 100 mosquito nets X-ray machine for Dental Unit 1 palette of operating- and examination gloves Insulin and analgesics 2008 Training of 1 doctor to be a Assistant Medical Officer (duration of training: 1 year) 1 Automatic processor 10 X-ray cassettes Installation of an X-ray image intensifier (C-arm)

Fundi Kassim installs the C-arm Maintenance of the emergency generator 1 Biochemistry device for the laboratory (Vitros) Biochemistry reagents 1 Precision scales for the laboratory Air condition for biochemistry laboratory 1 Refrigerator and freezer for storing the reagents 2 stopwatches for the laboratory 1 Hematokrit centrifuge for paediatric department Antibiotics and painkillers (donation of Marien-pharmacy Schwaz) 2 Labelling devices (Brother) Inventory of the whole hospital Renovation of the rooms of the X-ray department and of a staff house 2 diathermy units 2 dermatomes with accessory 1 mesh device with accessory 1 bone drilling machine with charger and storage batteries Tools for the workshop 500 oxygen masks with tubes 1 ophthalmoscope 54 impregnated mosquito nets

2009 Overhaul of both big sterilizers in the theatre Reparation work in the X-ray department Training of two employees of the hospital to be a cook and a lorry driver respectively Installation of an Occupational Therapy by Isabelle Hofstetter Assistance by the reopening of the prosthesis workshop Several adjustments (lorry, X-ray C-arm etc.) Overhaul of the emergency generator Air condition in the pharmacy and X-ray department Renovation of the X-ray room and installation of radiation protection measures Purchase and installation of a new X-ray machine Siemens "Mulitix-Swing"

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2010 1 modern Cystoskop Solar-plant to heat the water in the laundry and to cool the mortuary 1 borehole for a new deep well (100m) Water - bowser for waste water 3 computers, 2 printer, 1 scanner New tools for the workshop 670 sheets, coating for blankets, clothes for nurses 3 sewing machines Drugs and dressings 3500 X-ray films 1 suction machine 1 Anaesthesia device (Sulla) Furniture for theatre

2011 1 Gastroskop und 1 Coloskop with accessories 1 Urethrotoma of Fa. Storz Comp. Germany Flushing of 4 wells 2 Sulla Anaesthersia divices 3 Succion machines 1 X-ray processor 2 Identification devices for X-ray pictures 28 Computer2 for the students of the University Printer, fax devisce and scanner for Medical Director Office Furniture for the laboratory of the University 1500 trousers of different size Clothes for children necessary items for school children 1 new operation bed 211 Goretex covers for mattresses 100 mattresses storage batteries for Op. drilling machine Lamps für endoscopy and light source 1 Beamer (LCD Projektor) for meetings Repair of a pump for a deep well Repair of 2 laundry machines Education of a anaesthesia nurse Education of a specialist for Anaesthesia Education of a specialist for Surgery and Internal Medicine Education of a specialist for general medicine Start of education of a specialist for Urology

2012 2 Water-reservoirs à 50.000 liter 3 Pumps for already existing 100m wells Panelhouse for regulation of the pumps Start of education of a specialist for Orthopaedy and Traumatology Maintenance of the sterilizers, generator and solarplant Emergency generator for guesthouse and students´ hostel. Big washing machine for hospital-laundry

40 double buckets system for cleaning the floors Cooperation in the theatre, wards, X-ray and outpatient department Initiation of cooperation between SFUCHAS and Med. University Innsbruck/Tyrol Further sponsoring of training of 4 doctors to become specialists Co-financing of hospital costs for poor patients

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