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Nyeri County to Train over 2,500 Volunteers on Palliative Care

Nyeri County to Train over 2,500 Volunteers on Palliative Care

Nyeri County is working on a programme to train some of its community health volunteers (CHVs) to assist patients in need of palliative care. Palliative care is a service that relieves pain, symptoms, and stress caused by serious injuries or illnesses. According to...

Experts want NHIF to Cover End-of-Life Care

Experts are in talks with the National Hospital Insurance Fund to expand its coverage to include end-of-life palliative care. The initiative led by Nyeri Deputy Governor Dr. Caroline Karugu aims to ensure timely access to palliative care by all Kenyans. Palliative...

Launch of Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital Cancer Clinic

Launch of Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital Cancer Clinic

Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital (NTRH) is located in the cosmopolitan Laikipia County. It has the highest workload in the region compared to its physical capacity. It is a Level 4 hospital that serves over 50,000 patients in a quarter. The cancer clinic was...

Nyeri Hospice Inpatient Wing Launch 2nd October 2020

Nyeri Hospice Inpatient Wing Launch 2nd October 2020

We are ecstatic to announce that Nyeri Hospice has an inpatient wing. Nyeri Hospice is situated in Nyeri County (Mount Kenya Region) in central Kenya. It is the first rural hospice which started operating on the 1st of October 1995 as a satellite branch of Nairobi...