Previous Projects

In the theatre two new sterilisers were installed (2004)


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


Co-financing of a house for hospital employees

Improvement of the Prosthesis Workshop

Equipment for Premature Babies’ Ward


1999 Weaving of linens

2000 - 2002

Training of doctors and nurses from Ifakara at St. Vinzenz Hospital in Zams


Installation of an Observation Ward

Delivery of operation lamps


2002 34 patient beds with mattresses and coatings

operation clothes, teaching material for nursing school

12 Anti Decubitus mattresses for ICU


33 patient beds with mattresses and coatings

1 groundwater pump

2 big laundry machines

1 photocopier

Weaving of linens

Operating tables, suction machines


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


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


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


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


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

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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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


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


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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