The Pediatrics Department delivers care for healthy and sick
children whereby services include history taking, general examination, local
examination, investigations, assessment of growth and development, nutritional
assessment, vaccination, accident prevention and referral to other specialties.
The Allergy Clinic is also available as part of the service.
In-patient care includes the admission of children to the Pediatric Ward.
Monitoring and management of sick neonates occurs through the special care baby
unit or the neonatal intensive care unit.
Newborns should be seen weekly until 1 month of age. Subsequent follow ups
should be at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months, 15 months and 18 months.
Children between 3 to 6 years old should visit the pediatrician annually and
every two years thereafter.