TRC Centre capacity and services offered
The main activity of the centre has been the hospital. This provides health care services ranging from out-patient, in-patient, Laboratory and Pharmacy services. The hospital has a bed capacity of 14 beds; seven in male ward and seven in female ward. The center laboratory is a research laboratory for both animal and human Trypanosomiasis. Although other medical diagnostics are carried out but as a revenue generating activity.
The centre has also been keeping cattle on experiment for dissemination. These are the Orma Boran species that have been proven to be trypanotolarant. (Njogu AR, Dolan RB, Wilson AJ, Sayer PD.Vet Rec. 1985 Dec 14; 117(24):632-6.)