Where is AIC Kijabe Hospital Located
About AIC Kijabe Hospital
The hospital was established in 1915 as a small outpatient clinic within the grounds of Rift Valley Academy, originally named Theodora Hospital and later renamed AIC Kijabe Hospital. AIC Kijabe Hospital celebrated its hundred (100) years in May 2015 and currently has a bed capacity of 363.
AIC Kijabe Hospital is a faith-based hospital sponsored by the Africa Inland Church (AIC) Kenya. It is situated in rural Kenya, about an hour’s drive from Nairobi towards Nakuru. The hospital has continued to experience tremendous growth and change over the years. It is the largest of the five hospitals sponsored by the Africa Inland Church.
The desire to train nurses resulted in another building project in 1968, helping to meet government requirements for a school for Enrolled Community Nurses. The Kijabe School of Nursing was registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya in 1980 and officially commenced the training of Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurses program (KECHN) Laboratory training was also started in 1970. In 2000 the school commenced an upgrading training for KECHN and in 2004 started the basic training for KRCHN. Subsequent programs were started in 2006 (KRNA) Kenya Registered Nurse Anaesthetists, Clinical Medicine in 2014, Peri-operative 2015 and last but not least Scrub Tech training in 2015/2016 intake.
Located on the Naivasha/Mai Mahiu Road, the Medical Centre is just 5km East of Naivasha Town. Naivasha medical center provides Outpatient services as well as inpatient maternal care. The center sees approximately 100 patients a day in its general clinic as well as in maternal and child health clinics.
There are full-time nursing and clinical officer staff as well as a resident medical officer. In addition, the clinic has a weekly (Thursday) Family Practice Consultant clinic for those cases which require more input.
The clinic is open 24 hours a day