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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.

Thanks
Dr. Riziki Michael Kisonga
Hospital Director

Our Service

TB Care Delivery

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.

TB HIV

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.

Drug Resistant - TB

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.

Research

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.

Vision

The vision of the hospital was coined in 2013 as spring leading the hospital towards becoming a centre of Excellence for controlling and managing infectious diseases in the Sub Saharan Africa region. The vision is a momentum force for the hospital Strategic Plan of 2013-2018.

Mission

To strengthen and build capacity for control of tuberculosis and other infectious diseases in the health system by delivering sustainable, high quality care and prevention through clinical services, research and training.