The department of psychiatry started at MCM in April 2016. Since then, the department has given services to mentally ill patients.
We give inpatient and outpatient services. The total numbers of inpatients in 2018 who received treatment in our ward are 90 in-patients and 67 outpatients (psychotherapy).
The treatment includes pharmaco-, psycho-, socio-occupational or ergo- and physiotherapy and indoor and outdoor recreation.
Furthermore, the department is providing academic services (teaching and supervising) to the students of psychiatry and
interns at MMC. We also give interdisciplinary consultation for the other departments of MCM as required.
In March 2018, MCM General Hospital opened the International Health Care Unit on the second floor of Grace Wing. Dr. Phillip Paik was appointed to take lead in caring for English-speaking patients of different nationalities in Addis Ababa.
Initially, the main portion of clients was of Chinese nationality; however, gradually the patient representation evolved into a diverse mix of nationalities, with representation from Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
The Grace Wing suites provide VIP inpatient facilities with personal attention in referrals to specialists on demand. The system of International Clinic operates with a personalized view of medicine, emphasizing prophylaxis rather than mere
diagnosis and treatment. The scope of treatment at the clinic consists of a wide spectrum within internal medicine including gastroenterology, infectious disease, cardiology, endocrinology, pulmonary, musculoskeletal disease, and neurology.
We are blessed to also have an endocrinology specialist, Dr. Kim Rhee Sook, join the team, who will extend our service to an ever increasing population of patients with diabetes and thyroid issues.
By installing the best and most advanced dental equipment. MCM shows its dedication to providing its patients with the best available care.
We aim to provide the best treatment and conduct researches based on staff specialty with cutting edge diagnosis and surgical equipment. We are striving to be a leading hospital by securing necessary staff and maintaining various clinics, laboratories and treatment rooms.
2018 marks the second year for MCM Eye Unit. MCM Ophthalmology department continues to provide high quality and comprehensive eye care services. During this period a great effort was made to advertise the comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmic services. Mass media advertising and promotional events were held following the inauguration of advanced cataract surgical services (Phacoemulsification) As part of the mission of the Eye Unit and social responsibility of the hospital, outreach screening was made in collaboration with governmental health centers. A Christian medical professional association and churches gave medical and surgical services for more than 450 community members. In 2018 ten research papers were published in nternational peer-review journals from this department.
MCM assures a safe operation by utilizing a state of the art general anesthesia machine, a broad range of anesthetics, advanced anesthesia skills and a medical gas pipe system that was introduced for the first time in Ethiopia.
The department of Anesthesia is providing preoperative, intra operative and post operative care with A very dedicated and well
The department started out patient, inpatient and ER PREOPERATIVE assessment visit by the anesthesiologists .
The department has given Anesthesia attachment courses to year 3 MCM medical students. The MCM Anesthesia department
participated in practical training of Anesthesia students from different Universities like Master (MSC) students from Addis Ababa and
Gonder Universities and BSC students from Soddo and Dila Universities.
- The major effect on clinical decisions
- Aid in the prevention, treatment, and management of disease.
- Need continuous improvement with educated manpower, instrument, and advanced technology.
- Need continuous communication.
- Today’s patients’ treatment is with evidence-based medicine doing culture & sensitivity tests.
- New microbiology laboratory was established.
- Facilitate the practical training to EPHI and Black Lion Hospital for our microbiology personnel.
- Hire one part-time microbiologist.
- The laboratory must delivery accurate, reliable and timely results.
The Radiology Department with its state of the art technology provides major imaging facilities in our hospital like: that of the CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Mammogram, Conventional Radiography and Fluoroscopy. Our Interventional Radiology, the CAT Lab system, supports clinicians not only with increased diagnostic decisions but also with therapeutic procedures like TACE.
During the year 2018, radiological exams had been reduced much in CT exams due to the long maintenance schedule and spare parts unavailability in the country. However, other modalities are functioning well with an increased number of exams more than the targeted strategic plan, with our new DR image scanning techniques, in all our x-ray systems.
[Operation with Angiography]
[Ultrasound & Echo cardiaogram]
Physiotherapists (PTs) diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, those who suffer from medical problems or other health-related conditions, illnesses, or injuries that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities, as well as they, would like in their daily life. PTs use an individual’s self-reported history, medical records, and physical examination to arrive at a diagnosis and establish a management plan and, when necessary, incorporate the results of laboratory and imaging studies.
A wide range of conditions can be treated by physiotherapy, these include neurological, neuro-musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory systems by means of therapeutic exercises, manipulation, mobilization, and electrotherapeutic modalities.
- In our dialysis unit we have 12 machines and 1 machine in ICU.
- The patients come three times per week, now there are 40 patients.
- They perform permanent catheter insertion in the angiography room
Myungsung Christian Medical Center is located in the southeastern part of Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. The MCM compound consists of two wings; Shalom Wing with the capacity of the 161bed facility; (40) surgical,(25) medical,(20) pediatrics, (7)OBGs, (10) ER, and (11) Intensive Care. Grace Wing has a capacity of 67 beds, of which emergency interventions are very basic and include:
1. Non-invasive CPR(cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
2. Fracture splinting
3. Full immobilization
4. Oxygen administration
5. intubation and rapid transport to ICU based on “load and go” principle