Welcome To Kibong'oto Infectious Diseases Hospital
Kibong’oto Infectious Diseases Hospital, based in Northern part of Tanzania, formerly known as Kibong’oto National Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital was established in 1926 as a TB sanatorium. It is located between two peaks of Mountains;Kilimanjaro (Kibo/Uhuru peak) Mountain and Mount Meru. In the honor of more than 90 years of its reality, I would like to welcome you all our esteemed stakeholders to visit the website which is a platform for information sharing.
Our aim is to share the KIDH experience to the provision of quality health care services through training, research and innovation and provision of care to our lovely clients with integrity and indiscrimination.
Dr. Riziki Michael Kisonga
Sherehe ya Kuzindua Bodi ya Hospitali ya Magonjwa Ambukizi Kibong’oto
KIDH provide TB treatment under DOT to all its TB patients, providing choices to patients on whether to pursue home based DOT or health facility based DOT.
KIDH provided TB/HIV services including: counseling and testing for HIV among all TB suspects/ patients, providing cotrimoxazole prophylaxis to all TB/HIV co-infected client.
KIDH is currently the sole centre which provides MDRTB services in the country which began in November 2009. KIDH regularly conduct trainings to district coordinators on the management of MDRTB patient.
A number of researches have been conducted at KIDH in collaboration with other insitution like the Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Insitute (KCRI), including: shortening of TB treatment duration.