FOEA Foundation's Current Priorities
While Ruth Gaylord Hospital Maganjo is self-sustaining, there remain a number of capital improvements needed.
CBC hematology analyzer – $16,667
Equipment for detecting a wide range of disorders, including anemia, infection and leukemia. This equipment is a top priority for RGHM.
Cardiac phased array probe and Doppler kit – $7,000
Equipment for cardiac diagnostics and echocardiography. This equipment is a top priority for RGHM.
Endovaginal/transvaginal probe – $5,500
Equipment used for examination of female reproductive organs. This equipment is a top priority for RGHM.
Oxygen piping to all essential areas – $32,473
Sterilizer, infusion pump, injection pump – $9,778
These new items, plus other upgrades in the Kaler NICU.
Mini High-Dependency Unit – $9,518
Equipping of a two-bed unit for critical patients and post-operative monitoring.
Optiflow system – $6,994
Purchase and installation an Optiflow system for delivery of warmed, humidified oxygen, used in treatment of respiratory distress.
Ultrasonic nebulizers – $3,250
For treatment of respiratory diseases.
Dental Clinic upgrades – $11,452
Including a new chair, X-ray viewer, intra-oral camera and monitor, scaler and suction unit, stools for the dentist and assistant, magnifiers, medicine trays and towel racks.
Paving and landscaping – $55,000
Paving and landscaping is important in Africa as the rainy seasons bring mud and dry seasons bring constant dust.
Endoscopy Unit – $14,740
Equip an Endoscopy Unit for diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.
Ambulance – $65,000
A replacement ambulance is needed after six years of dependable service from the first ambulance.
Construction – $37,000
Construction of a building to house proposed High-Dependency Unit, Endoscopy Unit, and an isolation room (for patients sick with COVID-19 or other highly contagious illnesses).