The IST Clinic is a primary care clinic and provides an extensive range of services.
In case certain services fall within a special interest area of one or more of the clinic practitioners, this is indicated as well.
24 hour emergency service
One of the medical practitioners can be reached during 24 hours on the clinic emergency line 0754-783393 and there is always a nurse present at the IST Clinic itself, so that patients can go directly to the clinic.
Consultation services and Minor procedures
Besides general consultation hours, the IST Clinic has a number of specific services:
• Ante natal clinic (Belia Klaassen, MD)
• Baby clinic (Belia Klaassen, MD, Aziza Magram, MD, Catheryn Massamu, MD and Bernadette Kleczka, MD)
• Gynecological examinations including PAP smear (Belia Klaassen,MD and Aziza Magram MD)
• Counseling services (Ype Smit, MD)
• Full medical physical examinations
• House calls can be made at special request
Diving medical exams (Belia Klaassen, MD, Ype Smit, MD and Aziza Magram, MD)
High Altitude Risk prevention for climbers of Mount Kilimanjaro/Mount Meru (Belia Klaassen, MD)
HIV counselling, monitoring and treatment services
Dermatological procedures as skin biopsies , mole and wart removal, liquid nitrogen treatment (Ype Smit, MD and Belia Klaassen, MD)
Vasectomy (Ype Smit,MD)
Management of Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUD) (Belia Klaassen, MD and Aziza Magram, MD)
Specialist clinics for consulting psychiatrist , gynecologist and paediatrician
On a weekly basis a consultant psychiatrist is available.
The IST Clinic can assist in referral to local psychotherapists or to a reputable internet based psychotherapy service.
All recommended vaccinations for infants and travelers can be obtained at the clinic. Since 2017 IST clinic is the only Ministry of Health approved private clinic in Tanzania for Yellow Fever vaccine administering.
• Ultrasound examinations obstetric & gynecological (Belia Klaassen, MD)
• ENT assessment by tympanogram and hearing test (Ype Smit, MD)
Obstetric screening test such as first trimester screening for Down’s syndrome (NIPT test and combination test)
Laboratory and pathology
The IST Clinic has well trained laboratory staff and a well equipped laboratory. Results of most routine tests (malaria slide and full blood picture) are usually ready within one hour and most tests can be done at the clinic itself. Otherwise the sample will be brought to a reliable laboratory in or outside Tanzania.
First Aid services
Basic first aid such as wound suturing, wound care and simple fracture reduction and fixation can be done at the IST Clinic. In case of a trauma of a more serious nature assistance is given in arranging for referral and medical evacuation.