Department of Health Services

Vision
A properous people in a secure, healthy environment, with a high quality of life.

Mission

To harness the hardworking culture of the people of Nyeri and unlock their potential to achieve the highest standard of political, social and economic life by creating an enabling environment that promotes sustainable develoment.

Core values:

Patriotism, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Teamwork, Integrity and Accountability

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Dr. Peter Munyua

Kenya Constitution bill of rights Chapter 4 describes health as an economic and social right which emphasizes that-“every person has the right to the highest attainable standards of health, which includes the right to health care services, including reproductive health.

Nyeri County will facilitate progressive realization of this right, within the constraints of fiscal space and priority interventions.

The Fourth Schedule of the Constitution assigns the county government responsibility for developing county health services, including:

  • Management of health facilities and pharmacies at the county level.
  • Ambulance services.
  • Promotion of primary health care
  • Licensing and control of undertakings that sell food to the public.
  • Cemeteries, funeral parlours and crematoria.
  • Refuse removal, refuse dumps and solid waste disposal.

  • Eliminate Communicable conditions to lessen morbidity and mortality rates associated with such illnesses.
  • Halt, and reverse increasing burden of Non communicable conditions
  • Reduce the burden of Violence & Injuries
  • Provide essential Medical services at various health facilities.
  • Minimize exposure to health Risk factors
  • Strengthen collaboration with Health Related Sectors in strengthening health services.

  1. Health Finance and Administration.
    • Accounts
    • Human resource
    • Revenue
    • Budget
    • Stores
    • Procurement
    • Project co-ordination and partner liaison
    • Fleet Management
  2. HMIS, M&E and Research.
    • Health management Information system
    • Health planning
    • Repository of Health data
    • Health research coordination
    • ICT
  3. Health commodities.
  4. Reproductive Health and outreach Services.
    • Immunization services
    • Outreach and Beyond Zero campaign
    • Family planning services
    • Maternal Neonatal, Child Health
    • Elimination of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV/AIDs (eMTCT)
    • County community Ambulance services
  5. Health Finance and Administration.
    • Health Management Information System
    • Health Planning
    • Repository of Health Data
    • Health Research Coordination
    • ICT
  6. Health commodities.
  7. Reproductive Health and outreach Services.
    • Immunization services
    • Outreach and Beyond Zero campaign
    • Family planning services
    • Maternal Neonatal, Child Health
    • Elimination of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV/AIDs (eMTCT)
    • County community Ambulance services
  8. Curative and rehabilitative Services
    • Laboratory services
    • Imaging and diagnostic services
    • Clinical and emergency services
    • Physiotherapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Nursing services
    • Clinical nutrition
  9. Environmental Health and Sanitation.
    • Solid waste management
    • Food hygiene and safety services
    • Village and market sanitation
    • Management of Cemeteries, crematoria and funeral parlors.
    • Enforcement of Public Health laws.
    • Community health services
  10. Preventive and Promotive Health Services
    • Prevention and control of HIV and AIDs
    • TB Program
    • Malaria control
    • Disease surveillance
    • Non-communicable Diseases
    • Epidemiology
    • Community mental Health and addiction rehabilitation
    • Health centers and dispensaries

Level of service delivery Number owned County Government Number owned by Faith Based Organization Number owned Privately
Referral Hospital (Tier 5) 1 0 0
Hospitals (Tier 4) 4 3 3
Health centers (Tier 3)  

107

 

17

0
Dispensaries (Tier 2) 228 (Private clinics)
Community Units (Tier 1) 251 0 0

Doctor population ratio –          1:5,000

Nurse Population ratio –           1:650

 

Hospitals

Name of the Hospital Location Ownership Contact
1. Nyeri Referral Hospital Nyeri Central  County  0724249693
2. Kenya Hospital Nyeri Central  County  0722270955
3. Othaya Hospital Othaya Town  County  0775672641
4. Mukurweini Hospital Mukurweini  County  0720747323
5. Karatina Hospital Karatina  County  0721600982
6. Mathari Mission Hospital Nyeri Central  Faith Based  0729098324
7. PCEA Tumu Tumu Hospital Nyeri Central  Faith Based  0720948474
8. Mary Immaculate Hospital Mweiga  Faith Based  0723576106
9. Outspan Hospital Nyeri central  Private  0722696901
10. Jamii Hospital Karatina Private 0711122677
11. Karatina Nursing Home Karatina Private 0725825181
12. Cottage Hospital Nanyuki Private 0722457173

Ambulance Services Owner Contact
1. Nyeri County Health Services Ambulances County 0717001649 / 0717003765
2. Red Cross Charitable Organization 0722774693 / 0720596661
3. Consolata Mathari Mission Hospital Faith based Organization 0729098324 / 0203536939
4. Mary Immaculate Hospital Faith based Organization 0723576106
5. Outspan Hospital Private 0722696901 / 0612030742
6. PCEA TumuTumu Hospital Private 0720948474

Services offered at the County Referral Hospital

  1. Outpatient and Casualty
  2. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  3. Pediatrics
  4. Ophthalmology
  5. Surgery
  6. Mother and Child Health
  7. Comprehensive Care Clinic (HIV)
  8. Renal dialysis
  9. Dental
  10. Ear Nose and Throat
  11. Laboratory services
  12. Pharmacy
  13. Diagnostic and imaging services
  14. Physiotherapy
  15. Orthopedic

Other County Government Health Facilities per Sub-County

Nyeri Town Sub-county

Health Centre

  1. Nyeri Town Health Centre
  2. Karia Health Centre
  3. Kiganjo Health Centre
  4. Kinunga Health Centre

Dispensaries

  1. Gatitu Dispensary
  2. GK Prison Dispensary (Kingongo)
  3. Kahiga Dispensary
  4. Kamuyu Dispensary
  5. Kihuyo Dispensary
  6. Marua Dispensary
  7. Muruguru Dispensary
  8. Nyaribo Dispensary
  9. Kiganjo Police College Dispensary

Othaya Sub-county

Health Centres

  1. Gichiche Health Centre
  2. Kamoko Health Centre
  3. Witima Health Centre

Dispensaries

  1. Gitugi Dispensary
  2. Ihuririo Dispensary
  3. Kagere Dispensary
  4. Kagicha Dispensary
  5. Kagonye Dispensary
  6. Kairuthi Dispensary
  7. Kariko Dispensary
  8. Karima Dispensary
  9. Kiaguthu Dispensary
  10. Kiamuya Dispensary
  11. Kihuri Dispensary
  12. Munyange Gikoe Dispensary
  13. Ruruguti Dispensary

Mukurweini Sub-County

Health Centre

  1. Thangathi Health Centre
  2. Gumba Health Centre
  3. Karaba Health Centre

Dispensary

  1. Ichamara Dispensary
  2. Igana Dispensary
  3. Kahaaro Dispensary
  4. Karundu Dispensary
  5. Kiuu Dispensary
  6. Mihuti Dispensary (Nyeri South)
  7. Muthuthiini Dispensary
  8. Mweru Dispensary (Nyeri South)
  9. Ngamwa Dispensary
  10. Ningaini Dispensary
  11. Njoki Dispensary
  12. Nyakahuho Dispensary
  13. Tambaya Dispensary

Tetu Sub-County

Health centre

  1. Gichira Health Centre
  2. Unjiru Health Centre
  3. Wamagana Health Centre
  4. Ihururu Health Centre

Dispensary

  1. Aguthi Dispensary
  2. Ichagachiru Dispensary
  3. Kiandere Dispensary
  4. Kirurumi Dispensary
  5. Ndugamano Dispensary
  6. Njoguini Dispensary
  7. Wandumbi Dispensary
  8. Zaina Dispensary
  9. Thangeini Dispensary
  10. Hubuini Dispensary
  11. Njoguini Dispensary
  12. Githakwa Dispensary

Kieni West Sub-county

Health Centres

  1. Bellevue Health Centre
  2. Endarasha Rural Health Centre
  3. Mweiga Health Centre
  4. Karemeno Health Centre

Dispensaries

  1. Amboni Dispensary
  2. Embaringo Dispensary
  3. Kabati Dispensary
  4. Karemeno Dispensary
  5. Lamuria Dispensary (Nyeri North)
  6. Mugunda Dispensary
  7. Watuka Dispensary
  8. Wendiga Dispensary

Kieni East Sub-county

Health Centre

  1. Naromoru Health Centre
  2. Warazo Rural Health Centre
  3. Island farm Health centre
  4. Gakawa Health Centre

Dispensary

  1. Ndathi Dispensary
  2. Mureru Dispensary
  3. Mere Dispensary
  4. Kiamathaga Dispensary
  5. Kamburaini Dispensary
  6. Thungari Dispensary
  7. Burguret Dispensary

Mathira East Sub-county

Health centres

  1. Kiamabara Health Centre
  2. Gatei Health Centre

Dispensaries

  1. Gatina Dispensary
  2. Gatondo Dispensary
  3. Gitima-ini Dispensary
  4. Ndimaini Dispensary
  5. Karindundu dispensary
  6. Kangocho Dispensary
  7. Kahuru Dispensary
  8. Itundu Dispensary
  9. Kiarithaini Dispensary

Mathira West Sub-county

Health centres

  1. Ngorano Health Centre
  2. Ruguru Health Centre

Dispensaries

  1. Iruri Dispensary
  2. Itiati Dispensary
  3. Kaiyaba Dispensary
  4. Ngurumo Dispensary
  5. Wakamata Dispensary
  6. State Logde Dispensary

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