Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Moshi, Tanzania

Hospital description

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre is located in the foothills of the snow capped, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. It was opened in March 1971 by the Good Samaritan Foundation, who planned and raised large funds to build and equip it. KCMC is a referral hospital for over 15 million people in Northern Tanzania. The hospital is a huge complex with 500-800 inpatients in 630 official beds, 90 canvas, 40 baby Incubators, 1852 students, 1300 staff and 1000 visitors and companions daily.

This is a regional referral centre that, as far as African hospitals go, is extremely well equipped. It also plays host to the regional AMREF flying doctors.

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Kiswahili
Funding Status Unknown

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