​Haematology

Working in tandem with the department of pathology, the team of highly skilled consultants provides a vast array of services related to blood disorders and blood cancers, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions such as; multiple myeloma, acute myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndrome, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia and related disorders, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and related disorders and lymphoma (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin).

Haemostasis and coagulation clinic

This is a comprehensive service for all patients with coagulation and platelet disorders. The services for this clinic include the following:

  • Management of platelet and clotting disorders in Obstetric patients
  • Management of platelets disorders and Inherited coagulation defects
  • Management of venous thromboembolism
  • Thrombophilia screening
  • Bridging and optimisation of anticoagulation peri-operatively

​For more information please contact haematology clinic on +254 (0) 20 366 1237

​Meet​ our specialists 

​​​​​Professor Mansoor Saleh
Chair Department of Haematology-oncology and Consultant Medical Oncologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

Qualifications 
  • M.D., University of Heidelberg, West Germany (1980)
  • Doctoral Research - Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Heidelberg, West Germany (1980)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (1983)
  • Clinical/Research Fellow, Division of Haematology/Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1986)
  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham / Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Director of the Phase I Program within the Clinical Center for Translational Science, serving the institution as a whole
Area of Interest
  • Clinical Research in Targeted Therapy of Cancer
Professional Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - Member
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH) - Member
  • American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) - Member
  • American Medical Association (AMA) - Member​

Dr Laura Chebet Kirui
Consultant Haematologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

Qualifications
  • MBChB. University of Leeds, School of Medicine (2006)
  • Intercalated BSc. International Health. Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds. (2004)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians UK (MRCP) 2010
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists UK (FRCPath, UK) 2016
​Areas of interest
  • Benign haematology and Haematology in Obstetrics
  • Haemostasis and thrombosis
  • Malignant Haematology including lymphoma, Myeloma and Acute Leukaemia
​Professional associations
  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • British Society of Haematology
  • Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology
  • International Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis


Dr Anne Mwirigi
Consultant Haematologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

Qualifications
  • MBChB; University of Glasgow; 2002
  • Intercalated BSc (MedSci); University of Glasgow; (2000)
  • Royal College of Physicians (MRCP); Scotland, UK (2007)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath); London UK (2012)
​Areas of Interest
  • Hematological malignancies, particularly acute leukaemias, myelodysplasia, multiple myeloma, lymphomas and aplastic anaemia
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Sickle Cell Service
​Professional associations
  • Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology
  • Kenya Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • British Society of Haematology

Dr Malkit Riyat
Consultant Haematologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi​

Qualifications
  • MBChB (UoN) 1978
  • MRCPath (1987)
  • FRCPath (1997)
Areas of interest
  • Targeted therapy of haematological malignancies
  • Haematological investigations and analyses
  • Molecular biology
​Professional associations
  • Member, Kenya Medical Association
  • Member, Kenya Association of Clinical Pathologists
  • Member and past assistant treasurer, Kenya Cancer Society
  • Member, International Society of Paediatric Oncology
  • Member, International Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis