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This forum concerns a pictorial gallery and text captioning of Health and allied Institutions in Kenya and the emegency units. Post Em'.^^



Kenyatta National Hospital-Nairobi
Kenya's largest Hospital





KNH has turned 106 years and it had its Centenary Celebration in 2001. The Hospital was built to fulfil the role of being a National Referral and Teaching Hospital, as well as to provide medical research environment. Established in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40, KNH became a State Corporation in 1987 with a Board of Management and is at the apex of the referral system in the Health Sector in Kenya.

It covers an area of 45.7 hectares and within the KNH complex are College of Health Sciences (University of Nairobi); the Kenya Medical Training College; Kenya Medical Research Institute and National Laboratory Service (Ministry of Health).

KNH has 50 wards, 22out-patient clinics, 24 theatres (16 specialised) and Accident & Emergency Department. Out of the total bed capacity of 1800, 209 beds are for the Private Wing.

There is a Doctors Plaza consisting of 60 suites for various consultant specialities. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic services such as Laboratories, Radiology/Imaging and Endoscopy among other specialised services. Sometime, the average bed occupancy rate goes to 300%. In addition, at any given day the Hospital hosts in its wards between 2500 and 3000 patients. On average the Hospital caters for over 80,000 in-patients and over 500,000 out-patients annually.-http://knh.or.ke

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Nairobi Hospital - Upperhill-Hurlingham
Kenya's Best Private-Cum-Public Hospital



About The Nairobi Hospital-History

The idea that gave rise to the magnificent Nairobi Hospital was conceived in the minds of a number of white settlers in colonial Kenya in the late 1940's and early 50's. At the time, King George the VI Hospital (now Kenyatta National Hospital) could not hold the influx of white settlers after the Second World War. This gave rise to the formation of The Kenya European Hospital Association in 1950, a government outfit that was charged with improving medical services essentially for the Europeans.




The association's first achievement under its first chairman, prominent Nairobi businessman Rudolf Anderson, was the purchase of the Maia Carberry Nursing home (now the Kenya School of Law). The nursing home was converted to a men's hospital. The association then built the Princess Elizabeth Hospital (now The University of Nairobi Dental School) which was opened in 1952 and named after Princess Elizabeth who had then visited Kenya. The hospital was dedicated to healthcare for women.

In the same year, 1952, the association acquired the Old Polo Grounds and on 20th October 1952, His Excellency the Hon. Sir Evelyn Baring, Governor of the Colony of Kenya laid the foundation stone of The Nairobi Hospital (then known as European Hospital). This foundation stone can today be found to the right of the wide steps outside Matron's office.

On 9th April 1954, a showery Friday afternoon, The Nairobi Hospital was officially opened by the Ag. Governor Sir Fredrick Crawford (later Governor of Uganda). It consisted of four wards (today's Maternity and Labor ward, St. David's, St. Andrew's and St. George's wards. Other facilities included two theatres, casualty, x-ray, pharmacy and laboratory departments.

Dr. William Hopkirk, a radiologist, pharmacist George Mercer and Dr. Henderson Begg, a pathologist with the help of two physiotherapists, Miss. Vera Spencer and Mrs. Irene Robinson pioneered medical services to both in and out patients in The Nairobi Hospital. They rented space around the casualty and brought their own equipment and medicine for which they charged fees to the patients. This was necessitated by the fact that the Kenya European Hospital Association now known as Kenya Hospital Association which had built the hospital could not raise the funds required to equip the hospital and employ specialists.

In 1956, the Kenya Hospital Association opened the Cicely McDonnell School of Nursing, the first privately owned nursing school in pre-independence Kenya. Headed by Miss Campbell, the first sister tutor, the school admitted only five white students.

Today, 60 nurses graduate every year from the school and it is the only institution in Kenya that trains hospital-based Kenya Registered Nurses. The institution is funded by the Nairobi Hospital.
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Cardiac Angiography System


Equipment - Mordern Endoscopy Machine


Equipment - Old operating theatre​


Infor:-http://www.nairobihospital.org
 

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Some pics I had for Aga Khan Hospital in Highridge, Nairobi. (not the best pics though, my apologies).



 

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Seems pretty decent though. I believe when the new multimillion $ expansion is over Agha Khan will be on top of the rack.
 

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Seems pretty decent though. I believe when the new multimillion $ expansion is over Agha Khan will be on top of the rack.
I hear that the project is more of a cardiology centre than anything else (trying to take a slice of the cake from Karen hospital and Mater hospital's client base lol). They recently remodelled their emergency section and its really nice.:)
 

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I hear that the project is more of a cardiology centre than anything else (trying to take a slice of the cake from Karen hospital and Mater hospital's client base lol). They recently remodelled their emergency section and its really nice.:)
You bet, that's going to be one catchy insertion. But it still seems Nairobi Hospital still holds the adage as the most advanced overall diagnostic and treatment facility in Kenya.. never know what tomorrow portends though.
 

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Jamaa Home Hospital - Uhuru Estate | Nairobi, Kenya




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Proposed Expansion of the Heart and Cancer Centre of the Aga Khan University Hospital – Nairobi U/C



 

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Mater Hospital - Nairobi | Kenya






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The AMREF Headquarters is at our International Training Centre in Nairobi.




AMREF Headquarters
PO Box 27691-00506
Nairobi, Kenya
 

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i read somewhere that KNH is getting a renovation/expansion, can someone confirm this?
I guess its renovation. Though it has been going on for sometime now to try and lift the standards of the hospital. One thing is for sure, the KNH many remember during the Moi era isn't the same KNH today. I visited their emergency unit and I was impressed. :)
 

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I guess its renovation. Though it has been going on for sometime now to try and lift the standards of the hospital. One thing is for sure, the KNH many remember during the Moi era isn't the same KNH today. I visited their emergency unit and I was impressed. :)
Good to hear that. I once sprained my arm pretty badly when I was young, so my mom rushed me to the hospital (it happened to be the closest one) and I can tell you I did not like what I saw. People had been waiting there for hours on end, some in pretty much the same condition they came in in. After seeng what other people had gone through, we just decided to go home and that was that. Sad thing is, the doctor who was supposed to be on duty was probably either working alone or somewhere enjoying himself (he gets paid anyway so...)

Have they got more doctors and ESPECIALLY nurses now? It seems they would need those more than an equipment upgrade. And a monitor to make sure the doctor is on duty and on time.
 
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