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Teule Hospital, Muheza

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Teule Hospital is a 330 bed capacity district hospital located in Muheza. It is an Anglican church hospital but designated by the government as the district hospital for Muheza district. The hospital supplies medical services to a population of about 280, 000 covering an area of 100km by 50 km.

Geographical location

Muheza is a small district town in the North East of Tanzania 40 Kms inland from the port of Tanga and about 100 kms south of the Kenyan border. It lies at the foot of the East Usambara Mountains on the edge of the coastal plain.

Paediatric Facilities

Services offered include: General inpatient care, malnutrition care programme, neonatal care, HIV and TB care. There are two wards/specialized units, each having a 35bed capacity, a neonatal unit with 3 beds, and dependent unit with 5 beds. Research is conducted at the Hills ward, one of the two paediatric wards. Admission numbers ranges between 3500-6000 admissions/year.

Vision statement

To provide a centre of excellence in all aspects of patient care, a good environment for patients and staff, and to strive continually for higher standards. To reach these goals we are grateful to our glorious Lord Jesus Christ whose example in love and service we try to follow.

For more details visit the website www.teule.or.tz.

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