KENYA – Avenue Hospital has opened a new branch within Kikuyu town to serve the residents of Kikuyu in the outcast of Nairobi, Kenya.
This brings the number of Avenue Healthcare Satellite branches to 15, 3 hospitals and the home care business in Nairobi, Westlands and Kisumu.
According to its management, the branch would cater for existing clientele and prospects from the corporate and residential areas. It will enhance service delivery by offering convenient, quality, and affordable services within the residential area.
The facility prides itself in giving affordable health care in the face of skyrocketing cost of medical services.
“We are committed to offering our patients affordable healthcare, especially with the rise of the cost of treatment around the country while ensuring that the clinical outcomes are excellent,” the hospital said in an official communique.
“With strong corporate and SME relations, Avenue healthcare is certain that by expanding within the County of Kiambu we shall be able to offer our clientele value by supporting them in the wellbeing of their employees and clientele.”
The new branch is located at the Kikuyu Gardens Arcade, on the 2nd floor a location that is in a serene environment and at the outcast of Kikuyu town.
The location is convenient for clients travelling by public means as well as private means.
The branch will offer general consultation, well baby, laboratory, pharmacy, diagnostic, dental, wellness and specialised services like gynaecology, and paediatrics, among others.
The branch will continue to expand the service offering as the need arises.
Avenue Healthcare Hospital CEO Imran Osman said that they opted to open the latest clinic at Kikuyu due to its growing populations.
The CEO said the clinic is targeting to get patients from Kikuyu town and it’s environs as well as other parts of the country even though the area hosts a number of private and public health facilities.
“This area has so many people, it also lies along the Southern Bypass and the Nairobi Nakuru highway. We hope to offer services that will impact to the local community all residents,” he said.
Osman said owing to the drought being experienced in the country, they have started a programme dubbed Safari Camps where they are meeting vulnerable families and patients and offering them with food stuffs, especially in the rural areas.
He revealed that recently, they pitched tent at a village in Turkana where they donated food stuffs and water, urging well-wishers to also support the government in helping the needy.
The hospital’s manager Dr Catherine Makenzie said they follow the ministry of health guidelines and also offer services that are in line with it.
The private healthcare entity has vowed to remain fully committed to transforming healthcare by offering quality and affordability services expanding in other counties to take services closer to the people and offering a broad spectrum of services within the outpatient facilities.
The group is also investing in expanding the current 3 hospitals to become more specialized.