Part of Nyerere Ward
This ward is given the name of the late president Julius Kambarage Nyerere who is a founder of our nation.
The ward admits children between age of 0 day to 14 years with various diseases i.e. malaria, pneumonia, malnutrition, injuries meningitis, diarrhea, disease, HIV/AIDS etc.
The ward has a capacity of 53 beds. It has two major wings. The first wing admits those children with infections diseases and second wing is for non infectious diseases.
Also the ward has two small rooms for surgical cases including burns.
Bed occupancy varies from 75% to 85%. High in rainy season and vice versa in dry season.
The ward has an average of 20 staff including nurses and clinicians.
The staffs do their duties in three shifts i.e. morning, evening and night.
Due to shortage of staff, they have to work hard. Students from our two Nursing Training Centres help much during their routine practical rotations.