Ekombe Hospital

District General Hospital | KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hospital description

The hospital is located 3 hours from Empangeni, a long stretch through the Mondi Forest and down perhaps the harshest road in South Africa. There lies the small village community of Qudeni (the Q is pronounced as a click, popping in the roof of the mouth). Five kilometers from this village is Ekombe Hospital. After 20 years without a doctor, this hospital has a solid history of nurse-driven care.
The hospital specilises in HIV voluntary counseling and testing.The hosptial now completes a staggering 1,800 HIV test a year.

Other services offered by the hospital include the Casualty Dept/Trauma, Dental Facilities, General Medical, General Surgical, Infectious Cases, Maternity, Theatres, Psychiatric, Tuberculosis, X-ray, Family Clinic, Ophthalmic, HIV/AIDS and STD, immunization clinic, VCT, laboratory, pharmaceutical services


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language ZULU
Funding Status Public


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