Kenyatta National Hospital

Kenyatta National Hospital

Kenyatta National Hospital- Is the oldest hospital in Kenya built-in 1901 with a different name as the Native Civil Hospital. After a while, it was renamed to King George VI Hospital in 1952. 

Named yet again to Nairobi Hospital and now Kenyatta Hospital after the formal President Jomo Kenyatta. The Kenyatta Hospital is a public Medical Centre located in the upper hill of Nairobi.

List of All Hospitals in Kenya

About the Kenyatta National Hospital

KNH serves as the teaching hospital of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Nairobi. All health students from Medicine, Nursing and other health sciences learn/obtain knowledge that propels them in their career.

It offers a 24hrs Emergency Care Unit, so don’t hesitate to visit the facility being it morning or mid-night. The stuff is there to take very good care of you.

Services they provide at KNH Nairobi

Major Centres

  • Cancer Treatment Centre
  • Emergency Care
  • Mental Health
  • Renal Unit


  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
  • General Medicine
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • TB
  • Urology
  • Paediatric
  • General Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Dental
  • General Gyne
  • ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)
  • Corprate Consutant Clinic
  1. They have a Nursing School that offers Diploma’s and Short Courses for everyone that qualifies.
  2. Research Centre

Partners are

  • American Cancer Society
  • Devki Group of Companies
  • Friends of Hope Hostel
  • Mount Kenya University Foundation
  • Lexicon + ion
  • Dexdign Architects & Interior Designers
  • Ministry of Health
  • Nairobi County Government
  • Kenyans at Large

Contact Details of the Kenyatta N Hospital in Nairobi


Email Address:

Physical Address: Hospital Rd Nairobi, Kenya

Phone/Mobile: +254 020-2726300

Postal Address: Kenyatta National Hospital,
P.O Box 20723-00202,

KNH Disaster Management: 0797 398094

We trust you guys will attend the KNH everytime you are in need of their Services.

List of Other Hospitals in Nairobi Province

Brother André Medical Center in Dandora

Alba Healthcare

Fertility Point

Mbagathi District Hospital

The Aga Khan Hospital

Avenue Hospital

Gertrudes Garden Children’s Hospital

Karen Hospital

Kenyatta National Hospital

Mariakani Cottage Hospital

Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Nairobi

Metropolitan Hospital

Nairobi Hospital

South B Hospital

Coptic Church Nursing

Nairobi West Hospital

Nairobi/Meridian Equator Hospital

St. Marys Hospital (Langata)

Bristol Park Hospital

The Nairobi Women’s Hospital- Hurlingham

Nazareth Mission Hospital

MP Shah Hospital

The Nairobi South Hospital

Kenyatta University Hospital

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