Masai Mara Medical Support
The Land & Life Foundation is committed to provide medical supplies and equipment, free medical camps and staff capacity building, addressing the core priorities of healthcare in Laikipia and the Maasai Mara.
The Land & Life Foundation is committed to providing medical supplies and equipment, free medical camps and staff capacity building, addressing the core priorities of healthcare in Laikipia and the Masai Mara.
For eight years, we have been supporting the Aitong Health Centre in the Masai Mara, providing much-needed supplies and holding free annual medical camps open to the Maasai population in the area.
In late 2018, we partnered with Ewaso Dispensary in Laikipia committing to improving their infrastructure, supporting their monthly mobile clinics as well as providing training to the clinic staff.
Since this program started in 2012, we have treated a total of 4,520 people, thanks to our highly acclaimed volunteers from Kenya’s top hospitals.
During our most recent medical camp held in October 2018 in partnership with Oasis Health, Kicheche, Safarilink Aviation, Saruni, Mara North Conservancy, Ministry of Health (Narok West) and NHIF, we treated 865 patients. The three-day medical camp was attended by volunteer experts from Oasis Health (three General Practitioners, two dentists, two Obstetrician/Gynaecologists, a paediatrician, clinicians, nurses, lab technicians and pharmacist from Aitong Health Center.
Patients were given free counselling on family planning, voluntary counselling and testing for HIV and diabetes, and screening for prostate cancer. We donated over $1,900 worth of medical supplies
To read more about the details of the medical camp, please click here to see the report.
4,520 patients treated free of charge to date.
To date, together with our partners, we have donated:
Medical supplies that include antibiotics, analgesics, antifungal, antihistamines, hormonal contraceptives, and antacids, multivitamins such as iron supplements, dewormers, as well as random blood sugar testing kit, safety boxes, syringes, examination gloves, blood pressure machines, portable weighing scales, 4 inverter batteries worth $748, examination beds, vaginal speculums, First aid kits, Feminine hygiene products, Pregnancy test kits, Blood pressure cuffs, Stethoscopes, Laerdal oxygen pump, Oxygen gauge, Suction machine, Syringes and needles, Stethoscope for pregnancy, ENT torches and many more much needed supplies.
Patients treated in 2013
Patients treated in 2014
Patients treated in 2016
Patients treated in 2017
Patients treated in 2018
Patients treated in 2019
Patients Screened for HPV in 2020