PAEDIATRICS & NEONATOLOGY
Pearls Specialist Medical Center has a well staffed and equipped paediatric Unit where quality care and services are given to all children who pass through our doors.
The unit has Consultant Paediatricians managing both Neonatology and General paediatrics and supported by several highly trained and skilled doctors, nurses and other support staff to provide optimal care to our patients.
At Pearls, you are sure to get the best round-the-clock paediatrics out-patient (clinic) and in-patient care (ward) care. In the paediatric out-patient clinics, we treat common illnesses and emergencies in children of all ages from new-borns to adolescents.
Clients can also call in to book appointments with our doctors. We also run special clinics namely new-born clinic, well-child clinic, and sickle cell clinic.
Children requiring in-patient care are admitted into our child-friendly paediatric wards that are properly partitioned into affordable single and double rooms, that provide comfort for sick children and their caregivers. Our clients are guaranteed round-the-clock empathetic and professional care, to help them recover quickly.
Special Care Baby Unit/Neonatology
The special care baby unit (SCBU) at Pearls Specialist Medical Centeris a sub-specialty of paediatrics, that focuses on the medical needs of newborn babies. The SCBU is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, to care for premature babies and new-borns with complex medical problems.
It also provides mothers the opportunity to breastfeed and bond with their babies.
The team at the SCBU goes on to provide follow-up care, for new-borns at the new-born clinic, which runs two times a week.
Well Child Clinic
In recognition of the huge role of preventive medicine in healthcare, the paediatrics unit of Pearls Specialist Medical Centerruns the well-child clinic every first Saturday of the month.
At the clinic, well children are seen at stipulated ages for general health checks, growth monitoring, and immnisation checks, thus allowing for early detectin and prevention of disease. Caregiversuare also counselled on child nutrition and go eneral wellbeing.
Sickle Cell Clinic
This is run every Wednesday by specialists who provide comprehensive healthcare management, through early detection and prevention of complications of sickle cell disease
Our immunisation services are operated by well trained staff, and offer the national routine, as well as internationally recommended vaccines. These include:
- BCG vaccine
- Hepatitis B vaccine
- Poliovirus vaccine
- Haemophilus influenza vaccine
- Diphtheria-Pertussis-Tetanus (DPT) vaccine
- Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine
- Pneumococcal vaccine
- Chicken pox vaccine
- Rotavirus vaccine
- Salmonella vaccine
- Meningitis vaccine
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
- In-patient clinic
- Out-patient care ward
- Newborn clinic
- Well-child clinic
- Sickle-cell Clinic
- Special care baby unit/Neonatology
- Newborn Intensive care
- High Tech Newborn incubators
- Newborn ventilation
- Pre-term baby care
- Special care Nurseries
- Advance Neonatal Monitors