Chavuma offers a great deal of maternal care, Nurse Tamoko writes:
“Many patients are still coming in from Angola. Especially fracture cases and cancer cases, maternity emergencies etc. We had 2 c-sections early morning and one was a 20 year old Angolan girl, Adriana with placenta praevia. She was having a high fever, bleeding, and blood clotting issues and will have a blood transfusion this afternoon. I am glad that she was able to come to Zambia, and her baby is doing fine as well. I have been writing the requisition letters for those Angolan patients' visa extensions. Sometimes an immigration officer calls me and complains that I have been requesting too much.
The baby Remis with TB/ AIDS and malnutrition was finally discharged last weekend as the baby gained weight well! TB/ART meds and 2 tins of infant formula and oats were given to the boy upon his discharge.
We had a premature baby born at 1.2kg, but the baby got an abdominal infection, and with our best efforts to help her, the baby passed away about a week later.
Please pray for this incredibly important work being done by the team, and also for strength in trying to support patients facing such challenging circumstances.