Endocrinology and Diabetes 

The section of endocrinology believes in providing comprehensive care to our patients to ensure the highest quality of patient care and safety. ​

Our services include:​

  • A daily diabetes and endocrine clinic. 
  • Diabetes e​​​​ducation facilitated by our diabetes educators catering to both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Individual and group education sessions to empower patients in managing their diseases, focusing primarily on diabetes. 
  • A support group, facilitated by our diabetes educators, that meets twice a month catering to patient with diabetes and their families. 
  • A 24-hour dedicated patient hotline triaged by our diabetes educators to help answer patient questions, queries, and concerns.​
To book an appointment, please click HERE 
​Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366  2774

​Meet our Doctors

​​Nancy Kunyiha, MBChB, MRCP, FRCP (London)
Assistant Professor

Dr Nancy Kunyiha is the Section Head of Endocrinology at Aga Khan University. She graduated with an MBChB from the University of Nairobi in 1997 and received diplomas in Endocrinology and Diabetes from the University of Cardiff and the University of South Wales in the UK in 2014 and 2015 respectively. She received Membership in the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 2007 and was awarded a Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) of London in 2019. Dr Kunyiha was an Honorary Tutor at the University of Leicester between 2013 and 2015, and Program Director in the Department of Medicine at Aga Khan University from 2007 to 2011.

Dr Kunyiha is Chair of the Kenya Diabetes Study Group, which takes a lead role in facilitation of diabetes education in the country and served as a Consultant Specialist in the committee that reviewed the National Guidelines in Diabetes in Kenya. In addition, she is active in serving the community and facilitating training for doctor and nurse-led educational clinical services.

Dr Kunyiha strongly believes in improving the delivery of seamless and high-quality chronic care in a developing nation and has created patient materials and initiatives in telemedicine that have improved education, coordination of care, and follow-up in a resource-limited context.

Erick Njenga, MBChB, MMed
Senior Instructor

Dr Erick Njenga is a diabetologist who graduated with an MBChB degree from the University of Nairobi in 2007 and an MMed degree in Internal Medicine from the Aga Khan University in 2014. He received a Diploma in Diabetes from the University of South Wales in the UK in 2017. He is Chair of the Kenya Association of Physicians, Nairobi Chapter, in addition to being the Treasurer and Financial Liaison for the Kenya Diabetes Study Group. Dr Njenga also holds the position of Secretary for the newly enacted Task Working Group (TWG) for diabetes to facilitate incorporation of a diabetes careodel for the planned universal health care roll out.

Dr Njenga’s current research interest is in the area of sexual dysfunction in type 2 diabetes and around gestational diabetes. He is involved in countrywide training on non-communicable diseases (NCD) in collaboration with the Department of NCD in the Ministry of Health, the Kenya Diabetes Study Group, and the Diabetes Management Institute of Kenya.