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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


​Sickle Cell Anaemia prevalence in Coastal and Western Kenya, a challenge to fight against infant mortality
​Sickle Cell Anaemia (SCA) is an inherited blood disorder affecting about two per cent of newborns in Western Kenya (mostly among the Luo and the Luhya communities) and parts of the coastal region. An estimated 60 to 80 per cent of these children die before their fifth birthday.