Aga Khan Hospital donates ventilators to Kenya’s top public health facilities

KENYA – Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH) has donated five ventilators to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) to boost their COVID-19 response. KNH received three ventilators while KUTRRH will get two ventilators. AKUH also handed over 7,000 COVID-19 testing and extraction kits to the Ministry of Health. The donation is valued at over Sh25 million. It is part of the European Union-funded project “Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Regional Eastern Africa COVID-19 Response Partnership” that aims at improving systemic, gender-sensitive responses…

Read More

KUTRRH launches Brachytherapy treatment for Cancer patients

KENYA – As a center of excellence in cancer care, Kenyatta University Hospital (KUTRRH), a Kenyan National Referral Hospital with a 650-bed capacity equipped with state-of-art medical amenities, has attained yet another milestone by the launching of the brachytherapy treatment for cancer patients. Brachytherapy, also known as internal radiation, is a form of radiotherapy treatment where the source of radiation is placed on or inside the diseased area.  KUTRRH has installed one of the latest model equipment funded by the Central Government through the Ministry of Health (MOH) as part…

Read More