Malaria facts:

    Malaria is a widespread problem in tropical and subtropical regions generally around the equator. There's a significant risk of getting malaria if you live in or travels to affected areas.

    Malaria is a life-threatening mosquito-borne blood disease. It is transmitted to humans by Anopheles mosquitoes that carry a parasite called Plasmodium.

    Malaria parasites infect the liver and red blood cells, leading to their dysfunction and destruction. It reduces the number of red blood cells in the body, which results in anemia.

    Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease. However, malaria treatment has become more challenging as malaria parasites grow increasingly drug-resistant. It is therefore important to seek treatment from a doctor.

    What is cholera?

    Cholera is an acute epidemic infectious disease. This means a cholera outbreak can spread very fast, infecting many people within a short period of time.

    Causes of cholera:

    Cholera is caused when a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae enter human body through the mouth, by eating food or drinking water contaminated with cholera bacteria.

    Cholera is most common in places with poor sanitation and hygiene, crowding and limited water resources.

    Common causes include drinking or eating:

    Career training

    Enroll at our Nursing School

    • Call : +254 (0) 704 700 788 / +254 (0) 711 688 592
    • Email: nursing@ombohospital.or.ke
    • Click here to apply online or download PDF

    Visiting hours

    The visiting hours are as follows:

    • Morning, Afternoon and Evening respectively
    Weekdays   Weekends
    6:00-7:00AM   6:00-7:00AM
    12:30–2:00PM   12:00–2:00PM
    5:00-6:00PM   4:30-6:00PM

    Contact us

    Postal Address : P.O. Box 250 - 40400 Suna Migori, Kenya

    • Email : info@ombohospital.or.ke
    • Emergency lines 24/7:
    • Hotline 1 : +254 (0) 722 454556
    • Hotline 2 : +254 (0) 722 146383
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