At OVI Children's Hospital, we offer a wide range of services to the communities of Sub-Saharan Africa. Our facility provides:
No-Cost 24/7 Medical Care
60 Inpatient Bed Capacity
Patient Activity Centers
Long-Term Care Services
Infant Protection Program
Physical Therapy Center
New Born Screenings, Orphanage Admission Exams, Stomach Pain, Ear Pain, Throat Pain, Wounds, Lacerations, Food Poisoning, Allergic Reactions (Red/Itchy Eyes, Eye Swelling, Rashes, Itching), Falls/Accidents, Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Skin Infection, Cough, Weakness, Asthma, UTI, multiple swollen lymph nodes, Fainting, Parasitic Infections, H. Pylori, Gynecological Issues.
Any fever in child 6 months or under, high fever in any child, Malnutrition, Burns, Bone Pain or Infection, Sickle Cell Crises, Dehydration, Malaria, Pneumonia, Cholera, Asthma Attack, Seizure Activity, Suspected Meningitis, Lethargy in Infants, Evaluation for Physical/Sexual Abuse, Chest Pain, Difficulty Breathing, Abnormal Bleeding, Hydrocephalus, Severe Headache, Failure to Thrive, Depression, AIDS related illnesses, Sepsis, Anemia, Cellulitis, Stomach Ulcers.
LONG TERM CARE
Delayed Developmental Milestones in children under 3, chronic pain/weakness, cerebral palsy, severe physical impairment, advanced osteomyelitis, cancer, advanced HIV/AIDS, chronic illness. Infant Protection Program for socially and medically vulnerable newborns.
PATIENT ADMISSION CRITERIA
For a patient to be admitted to our hospital, they must meet all of the following criteria:
Age 0-18 years old
Total orphan or current resident of a registered children’s home
Vulnerable child as assessed by the OVI Rescue Team
Medical release signed by guardian or appropriate institution representative
Medical records & pertinent medical/social history submitted to OVI Staff
Case approved by OVI patient coordinator
“We are not afraid to grieve, but we do fear what will happen to these children if no one takes the risk to love them.”