List of Hospitals that will offer COVID-19 vaccine in Kenya
Below is the list of health facilities in Nairobi Kenya that will handle the Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Kenya on Wednesday the 3rd of March. The the 1.02 million doses of Covid-19 was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
The ministry of health has selected 16 health facilities in the country that will ensure the vaccine is dosed to Kenyans from.
The exercise of the nationwide treatment of Covid-19 was first launched yesterday on 5th March (Friday!)
NMS – NAIROBI METROPOLITAN SERVICE is inclusive both private and public hospitals in Kenya that will deal with the Covid-19 vaccine in Kenya.
The Kenyan Hospitals where Covid-19 vaccine will be offered are listed in the following list.
NMS director of health services Josephine Kibaru Mbae on Friday, sayed. “Once Nairobi receives its share of the vaccines, we shall launch the exercise next week. The immunisation process will start with the county’s main level four hospitals,”.
The selected hospitals are said to have enough storage and refrigeration of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Here are the hospitals in Kenya that will offer Covid-19 vaccine in Nairobi metropolitan area:
- Kenyatta National Hospital
- Pumwani Maternity Hospital
- Mbagathi County Hospital
- Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital
- Mathari National Teaching and Referral
- Armed Forces Memorial
- Moi Airbase Hospital
- National Spinal Injury Referral Hospital
- Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital
- St Francis Community Hospital
- E.T. Jamaa Mission Hospital
- Nairobi Coptic Hospital
- The Aga Khan Hospital
- Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital
- The Mater Hospital
- The Nairobi Hospital
These hospitals are said to be ready to start offering the Covid-19 vaccine to Kenyans.
Kenyans are highly encouraged to be part of fighting Covid-19 in the country by getting the Covid-19 vaccine jab.
The first Kenyan to get the Covid-19 vaccine jab is Acting Health Director-General Patrick Amoth.
He was injected the vaccine at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Friday, March 5, during the official launch of the nationwide vaccination exercise.
He became the first Kenyan to be vaccinated so as to encourage every kenyan to be vaccinated too.
The second Kenyan to ever be vaccinated for Covid-19 in Kenya was the KNH Chief Executive Officer Evans Kamuri and the head of immunisation program Collins Tabu.