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Kouhouat Baptist HC


Kouhouat Baptist Health Center was created in 1990  as a Health Post.  Over the years, the health center has grown into Health Centre that now provide several services to the people of Kouhouat who use to trek long distances to access health services from distant away hospitals  like Banso Baptist Hospital (BBH) for treatment and  consultations. Given the enormous progress registered and continues rise in the demand of services, the Health Post was upgraded to a health centre on April, 30 1994 . The Health Centre has Bafoussam Baptist Hospital as her supervisory hospital. Kouhouat village,   is situated 30 km from Foumban. It is found in Bangourain Health District  in Bangourain Subdivision, Noun Division in the West Region of Cameroon.  Kouhouat is predominantly Muslim. As at 2022, the HC has 28 staff capacity with 2 screeners and many nurses who offer Inpatient and out patient services 24 hours.

Services Offered

The health centre provides the following services:

Outpatient Services:
These include:

  • General consultation,
  • Eye Care Services
  • Registration,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Laboratory (the key tests being urinalysis, hepatitis, malaria, sexually transmitted infections, and type and cross match of blood for transfusion amongst others).
  • Covid-19
  • Family planning which offers various family planning methods to clients.
  • The maternity that does Antenatal Clinic (ANC), deliveries, infant welfare clinic and nutrition counseling.
  • Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV services.
  • Treatment Room where minor surgeries and dressing change are done.
  • Community Base Rehabilitation (CBR) Services

Inpatient Services:

  • The health centre admits severe medical cases and those needing medical follow-up. five admission wards namely; Men , Women , Children , Maternity and Private Wards.

Other Services:

  • Chaplaincy that ensures the spiritual wellbeing of staff and patients,
  • Security Post that safeguards staff and equipment
  • Laundry Department that is in charge of keeping the health centre linen and compound clean.

Bed capacity: The centre has a bed capacity of 38 spread in five wards

Staff capacity: Kouhouat Baptist Health Centre has a staff of 26 and 2 screeners.

Number of patients: The health centre attends to an average 600 patients every month. A total of 90 admissions are recorded on average per month, with 136 deliveries recorded in 2022. There were 1085 In Patients attendance in 2022 and 8729 Out Patients.

Supervising Hosptital:  BBH

Catchment areas: The health centre receives patients from seven out of the nine subdivisions in Noun division also from Babalang , Mbissa in the Ngoketunjah Division of the North West region.

Contact Information
+237 675694979
+237 697941547