Who we are

For over sixty years, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has been taking care of families in East Africa. As a private, not-for-profit hospital, we strive to provide access to quality healthcare to all who need it.
The Hospital has set the standard for comprehensive healthcare and modern medical education in East Africa. Our dedicated staff, advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technologies have earned the hospital great reputation as a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in the region, and beyond.  

At AKUH,N patients are our first priority. Our team of medical professionals, faculty and staff are here to provide you and your loved ones with the highest standards of healthcare. We are committed to working together to ensure that you and your family receive outstanding medical services, first-rate facilities and compassionate care.

Patients benefit from our unique team-based approach to car​e, which enables you to benefit from the diverse expertise of our entire team of medical professionals. As the teaching hospital for Aga Khan University’s Medical College and School of Nursing and Midw​​ifery​, we practice an evidence-based approach to medicine, driven by the cutting-edge research conducted by our experienced faculty members. Our approach to care is guided by our core principles of Quality, Access, Impact and Relevance.​​​

Our Vision

Our Vision is to be the premier, tertiary, teaching and referral health care facility in sub-Saharan Africa.  ​

Our Quality and Safety Policy (Mission)

At Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi:
  • We strive for excellence in health care through the provision of expert, compassionate and ethical care to all our clients.
  • We believe in the provision of accessible, cost effective, evidence-based, and efficient care that meets or exceeds the expectations of our clients.
  • We strive to provide an enabling and collaborative work environment that motivates, energises and recognises the contributions of individuals and teams.
  • Through leadership in research and education, we aspire to improve the health of the people of Kenya, East Africa and beyond.

Our ​​​Core Principles

​Our approach to care is guided by our core principles of Quality, Access, Impact and Relevance.​