Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi


Established in 1958, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private, not-for-profit institution that provides tertiary and secondary level health care services. The decision to upgrade the Hospital to a tertiary level teaching hospital was taken in order to respond to the health care needs of the people of East Africa. AKUH,N is a premier provider of ambulatory care and quality inpatient services, including critical care.

The University Hospital plans to strengthen existing partnerships with the Ministry of Health and other universities offering health education, with an aim to share experiences, strengthen public sector delivery systems and collaborate on teaching and research.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


​Neurointerventional surgery: A minimally invasive brain procedure introduced in the country
​The procedure has so far been done successfully on two patients, one, a Kenyan nurse who had a posterior circulation aneurysm and the other, a visiting European tourist with an anterior circulating aneurysm. Both patients responded well to the treatment and have been discharged.