The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, located on 3rd Parklands Avenue, Limuru Road, is a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in East Africa.
The hospital first opened its doors as a community hospital on September 10, 1958. It officially came under the management of the Aga Khan University (AKU) on July 1, 2005, which was a significant step in its evolution as a teaching and tertiary referral hospital. Mr. Shawn Bolouki is the hospital’s current Chief Executive Officer.
AKUH, N is the first hospital in Kenya to receive the coveted Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation.
The hospital departments include Accident & Emergency, Family Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Maternity and Women Services, Children’s Hospital, et cetera. It also runs various facilities, including:
The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi’s vision is “to be the premier, tertiary, teaching, and referral health care facility in sub-Saharan Africa.” And one of its missions is to provide “accessible, cost-effective, evidence-based, and efficient care that meets or exceeds the expectations of our clients.”