Childrens Health
What We Need

In general, monetary donations are better for us than donated items. We can buy most of the things that we need in Kampala and it is always better to have a regular supplier rather than random items from overseas.

If people would prefer not to give money then there are some items that we would use:

View a complete list of items to bring
Wish List for Child Heath
Wish List for Diagnostics

  1. Computing equipment:

 

Laptop computers for staff to use – we have the Internet but staff members are limited as we only have 20 computers between 120 people. We prefer new or refurbished laptops/Ipads in good condition that can be used for a longer period of time.

-8 port Switches to branch Ethernet connections for wired network

-Access Points or routers to expand wireless network

-Homeplug 1.0 - a device that transmits power and network signal over regular electrical grids. They work in pairs or more.
 
-Optical Mice and Keyboards.

  1. Other useful non-medical items

 

-Rechargeable batteries AA or AAA

-Batteries to supplement the generator

-Head torches

-Solar or wind-up hand torches (please no hand torches that require batteries)

-Bulb for Welch Allyn Ophthalmoscope 13010 (bulb code is 03900)

-Ophthalmoscopes and/or Auroscopes (with spare bulbs)

-Printer cartridges (black & colour. MUST be HP LaserJet 05A - CE505A, Cannon 41  CL-41 Color C, Conon 40, PQ-40 Black B, HP 122, HP 121, HP 121 Tri-Color Print Cartridge, Tonner for Brother HL-2140 printer)

- HP Deskjet printer

-Scanner

-Finger print scanner (M2SYS)

-Toys for children’s ward

-Television + DVD Player Or Projector for patient education
-Play area outside the ward and Toys for physiological and physical wellbeing

 

  1. Medical Items according to different departments.

Laboratory unit

  • Centrifuge
  • Rotator
  • A CBC fully automated machine.
  • Incubator for culture and sensitivity
  • Blood warmer machine
  • Blood   culture machine
  • A fridge freezer.
  • Hematology analyzer
  • Digital weighing scale
  • Blood weighing scale
  • Safety cabinet
  • Water bath

Child health, Sexual & Reproductive Health + Adult-in-patients

  • Hospital beds – 100 (60 adults, 40 pediatric )
  • Pill crushing mortar-3
  • Cheatle forceps-6
  • Cheatle forcep cans-6
  • Drums for instruments (sterilizing)-stainless steel-10
  • Metallic bed pans-10
  • Enema giving cans-5
  • Autoscopes-4
  • Resuscitation beds for adults-2
  • Vaccine frdges-2
  • Ward screens-4 panels-15
  • Bowels-25
  • Gallipots-25
  • Kidney dishes-25
  • Trays-20
  • Aprons-plastic and re-usable-30
  • Nebulising machine-3
  • Weight for height measure-3
  • Pulse-oximeter-hand held-3
  • Dressing scissors-10
  • Weighing scales infants, non hanging type-3
  • Tourniquets-20
  • Height measure-3
  • Crutch (Orthopedic)-10
  • Tablet cutters-5
  • Pill counting trays-5
  • Drip stands-25
  • Wheel chairs-10
  • Beds with back rest and castors-5
  • Stethoscope-neonatal and pediatric general-4
  • New oxygen concentrator
  • CPAP devices
  • Pediatric Ventilator
  • Radiant Warmer or Warmer or Warming Fan
  • Patient Monitors
  • Infusion/Syringe Pumps
  • Vacuum extractor-2
  • Manual vacuum extractor-2
  • Neonatal ambu-bags-10
  • Mountable blood pressure machines-15
  • Cardiac  beds-3
  • Intensive care monitors
  • Autoscopes-4
  • Examination touches-6
  • Under water seal system-3
  • Ophthalmoscope-3
  • Laryngoscope-3
  • Manometers-3
  • Tuning fork-3
  • Sputum mugs
  • Bed cradles-6
  • Suctioning machine-3
  • Baby labels
  • Vaccine fridges (using both gas & electricity)- 2
  • Warm Children’s Clothing to keep very ill and deprived children warm
  • Referral fund to help children access more test/care

Dental unit

  • Dental denture trays (upper and lower)-4
  • Spot light bulbs-4
  • Polishing paste
  • Dental mirrors
  • Head torches
  • Dental stove
  • Hand pieces (slow and high)-3
  • Pumice
  • Forceps (upper and lower)
  • Dustless alignat impression materials

Eye clinic

  •  Fluorescein strips 
  • Slit lamp

READING GLASSES:

  • +1.00DS =20glasses.
  • +1.25DS = 20glasses.
  • +1.50DS = 30glasses.
  • +2.00DS = 30glasses.
  • +2.50DS = 40glasses.
  • +2.75DS = 30glasses.
  • +3.00DS = 40glasses.
  • +3.50DS = 40glasses.
  • +3.75DS = 10glasses.
  • +4.00DS = 10glasses.

NB: WITH THEIR CASES/SHELLS

  • (e) – Eye shields  10
  • Portable phototherapy lights

Surgery department

  • Autoclave- 2
  • Dry heat oven- 2
  • Theatre stools -6
  • D & C ( dilatation and curratagge) sets -8
  • Caesarean sets – 10
  • Theatre / operating room  over head lights- 2 pairs
  • Abdominal hysterectomy sets -8
  • Viginal hysterectomy sets – 6
  • Large oxygen cylinders -4
  • Lost operative recovery beds- 6
  • Proctoscope- 3
  • Sigmoidoscope ( flexible and rigid )-3 each
  • Thyroidectomy sets – 4
  • Prostatectomy sets – 5
  • Appendicectomy sets -4
  • Cholecystectomy sets- 4
  • General sets- 6
  • Herniorhaphy sets- 10
  • Craniotomy (burr hole) sets – 3
  •  Orthopedic sets -8
  • Amputation sets- 3
  • Electric plaster of Paris (POP) cutters -2
  • Plaster shears- 3
  •  Retractors
    • Self retaining- 4
    • Deavers-4
    • Gossets- 4
    • Morris- 6
    • Langenbecks-6
    • Czerny’s- 5
    • Wests mastoid -5
  • Tubal  ligation sets – 6
  • Theatre A/C machines -3
  • Skin grafting
    • Mesher- 3
    • Sets- 3
    • Humby knives- 4
    • Blades- 10
  • Diathermy
    • Plates -10
    • Cables- 15
    • Machines-2
  • Oxford miniature vaporizer(OMV) machine -2
  • Digital BP machines- 5
  • Patients monitors- 6
  • Finger pulse oxymeters- 4
  • ECG machines- 5
  • Endoscopy machines- 3
  • Metalic ear syringes
  • Enema jars -6
  • Operating tables- 3
  • Patient trolleys- 6
  •  Other surgical instruments
    • Hemostats
    • Scissors
    • Needle holders
    • Forceps
    • Blade handles
    • Towel clips
    • Artery forceps
  • SUTURE MATERIALS
    • VICRYL
      • 2/0- 1000
      • 3/0- 1000
      • 2- 1000
      • 1- 1000
      • 0-1000
    • MAXON/ DEXON
      • 5/0, 4/0, 3/0,2/0, 1
  • Plaster opener
  • Thomas splints- these are in different sizes
  • Browns flame
  • Walking aids-including walking flames (different sizes), auxiliary crutches, elbow crutches (also in different sizes)
  • Pulleys and weights
  •  Stocknets
  • Various different sets-including Bone sets
  • Pone leavers
  • Periosteal elevators
  • Bone scoop
  • Sequestrum forceps
  • Mallet
  • Bone nibllers
  • Bone files
  • Bone cutters
  • Bone hooks

Please note: We are not able to use out of date medication or items.

Our projected running cost for 2011/12 is $750,000.
What we need