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Konkola Mine Hospital

Konkola Mine Hospital Main Gate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Konkola Mine Hospital

Introduction

Konkola Mine Hospital (KMH) is located in the mining town of Chililabombwe

Chililabombwe is located in the Copperbelt province of Zambia, lying very close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and approximately 500km North of Lusaka.

It is a typical mining town and is home to the Konkola Deep Mine Project, one of the biggest mining projects in Zambia in recent years.

The town has a population of over 55,000 (2000 census) with most of the socio-economic activity related to the mines in one way or the other.

 

About the Hospital

Konkola Mine Hospital is run by Konkola Copper Mines Ltd. It can very easily boast to be one of the more well equipped hospitals in Zambia and rightly so. This is probably as a result of its recent refurbishment in readiness for the construction of the Konkola Deep Mine Project.

It has a bed capacity of 344 but currently operating only about 100 beds. It has most standard modern equipment including Haematological, Biochemistry and Immunology analysers, blood gas analysers and a digital xray unit complete with image intensifiers. It is also one of only three institutions in the country that has its own modern TB culture machine (the other two being Tropical Diseases Research Centre in Ndola and the TB national Centre in Lusaka). And is the only other institution in the country that has a modern Haemodiaylisis unit (the other being UTH)

One of the Laboratory Equipment

Other Lab equipment

One of the Lab equipments
Other Lab equipment

The hospital is also reviving the Trauma centre

 

Services Provided

Generally the departments include

  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Department of Paediatrics
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Anaesthesia
  • Radiology department
  • Pathology department
  • Pharmacy department
  • Physiotherapy department

For each of the departments, there are specialist Consultants who are supported by general duties Medical Officers (Junior Doctors and Clinical Officers)

Reception area

Physiotherapy

Main Entrance and reception area
Entrance to Physiotherapy

 

Contact Details

Konkola Mine Hospital

P.O Box 210001

Chililabombwe

Zambia

Tel: +260-212-353715

 

 

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