In order to achieve our aims and objectives we work with several partner organisations. These can be hospitals and surgeons who operate on our patients, other charities and NGOs.
Below are some of our major partners whose help and assistance we appreciate.
A Danish NGO that work to improve the livelihood and rights of marginalized children. 100% to the Children support APDK in a Special Needs Programme.
The programme support 15 children with parents of lower income and provide them with: monthly consultation fees, medicine and equipment, and outreach parent support.
The Ministry of Medical Services supports the clinic with qualified professional staff like Physiotherapists, Orthopaedic Technologists as well as Occupational Therapists and Nurses. The partnership has been in place for many years.
Bethany Hospital is one the major hospitals in Kenya offering neurosurgeries, situated in Kijabe. Cure Hospital is a sister hospital of Bethany Kids Hospital offering orthopaedic surgeries. Bethany Hospital and Cure Hospital both coordinate and hold surgeon’s clinics at the Rehabilitation Clinic six times per year.
Bethany Hospital does shunting on children with hydrocephalus as well as children with spina bifida; after surgery they are referred back to our clinic for post-operative care and given appointments for review.
Cure Hospital is where we take children below 18 years for orthopaedic corrective surgeries after they are reviewed during the Bethany Kids/Cure surgeon’s clinic sessions.
Our volunteer orthopaedic surgeons Dr. Sheth, Dr. Bebora and Dr. Kinsch operate our patients in Pandya Memorial hospital and Port Reitz District hospital at a subsidized rate. The surgeons review our patients for free and operate on them at a considerably reduced rate.
The hospitals offer theatre services to Dr. Kinsch our resident orthopaedic surgeon who operates on our referred patients at a consederably reduced rate.
We take our patients (hydrocephalus) for CT scanning at a reduced rate.
They provide Plaster Of Paris, Foot Abduction Braces and counselling services for our patients undergoing Ponseti program for clubfoot correction.