Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC)

Moshi, Tanzania

Hospital Lead:
Dr. Rogers J. Temu
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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) is located in the foothills of the snow capped, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. It was opened in March 1971 by the Good Samaritan Foundation, who planned and raised large funds to build and equip it. KCMC is a referral hospital for over 15 million people in Northern Tanzania. The hospital is a huge complex with 500-800 inpatients in 630 official beds, 90 canvas, 40 baby Incubators, 1852 students, 1300 staff and 1000 visitors and companions daily.
The referral hospital was established in order to serve the northern, eastern and central zone of Tanzania. It is one among the four Consultant hospitals in Tanzania. Its record in Medical Services, Research, and Education has significant influence in Tanzania, East Africa and beyond.

Dr. Rogers J. Temu

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