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Gertrude's Children's Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

A leading paediatric hospital - The most established paediatric hospital in Eastern and Central Africa.

Specialised team of expert paediatrics - Has the largest team of experienced paediatric experts in the region.

Gertrude's Children's Hospital

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Promoting Tiny Triumphs: Paediatric Healthcare Redefined

Gertrude’s Children's Hospital is a top paediatric hospital in Nairobi, earning its reputation as the best paediatric care provider in Eastern and Central Africa. For 70 years, it has been a trusted child health expert for children and teens up to 21 years.

Gertrude’s Children's Hospital offers over 20 specialist paediatric services. It is the first paediatric hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) for its commitment to quality healthcare.

Famed for its child-friendly hospital environment, Gertrude’s Children's Hospital offers a comforting environment for young patients’ recovery. Gertrude's caters to children in Kenya and neighbouring countries, providing exceptional paediatric care.



Years of paediatric care excellence



Paediatric specialties



Medical centres across Kenya



Young outpatients treated annually

Why use us

  • -Trusted by thousands of patients around the world each month.
  • -With us, you pay the same price for healthcare as if you booked directly with the hospital.
  • -Personalised healthcare solutions tailored to your individual needs.
  • -Your own dedicated M1H Patient Specialist supporting you throughout your medical journey.

Advanced Paediatric Treatments Redefined

Paediatric Care with Love: Because Your Child Matters Most

  • 100-bed capacity and 25 medical centres across the country.
  • Largest multidisciplinary team of paediatricians in the region.
  • Paediatric cardiac (heart) clinic led by one of Kenya’s leading Cardiac Surgeons.
  • Child development centre for children with developmental delays.
  • 1st paediatric hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa to be accredited by the JCI.
  • Comfortable child-friendly hospital environment.
  • 24/7 paediatric emergency department.
  • Provides utmost paediatric care, children’s health being a major priority.
Paediatric Care with Love: Because Your Child Matters Most

Health discovery with innovation

  • Digital dental imaging equipment.
  • State-of-the-art paediatric surgical ward and Post Anaesthesia Care Unit.
  • Surgical repair for cleft lip and palate through the smile train international program.
  • Advanced laboratory for accurate and precise results.
  • State-of-the-art paediatric facilities.
  • Advanced paediatric treatments.
  • X-Ray imaging for general radiography, fluoroscopy, and dental imaging.
Health discovery with innovation

Gertrude's Accreditation & Awards

Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation
Resuscitation Council (UK)
Ethical Leadership and Business Mark of Ethics Award
Best in Innovation in East Africa 2014
Best in Health Sector Award 2017
Certificate of Recognition in Achieving Gold Mark 2017
FiRe Award

Services offered at Gertrude's

Gertrude's Children's Hospital

The Most Progressive Paediatric Hospital in Eastern and Central Africa

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