Where To Take Your Child For Vaccinations in Nairobi
Among the many trips mums have to make to the hospital, vaccination appointments will make the bulk of them. In Kenya, vaccination is very important in fighting diseases like Polio, Hepatitis B, Influenza, Diptheria et al.
In addition to this, there are immunization schedules provided by the Division of Vaccines and Immunizations (DVI) in the Ministry of Health. It’s therefore important to know the types of vaccines, the schedules and where to take your children for vaccination in Nairobi.
In case you are looking for vaccination places in Nairobi, here are some ;
1. Nairobi Women’s Hospital
Nairobi Women’s Hospital also has a Well Baby Clinic that analyses growth, development and offer immunisations and baby friendly vaccines.
Contact: +25409667000, Website.
Locations: Kitengela, Adam’s Arcade, Corporate Office, Hurlingham, Nakuru (CBD), Nakuru (Hyrax), Mombasa and Meru.
2. Gertrude’s Children Hospital, Nairobi West Clinic
Gertrude’s hospital also has a Well Baby Centre that caters to Vaccinations and immunisations. They explain in detail what immunisation and vaccination mean, how they work and if they’re safe for the baby. To read more on that, click here.
Contacts: 0730 645004, Website
Location: They’re located in different places across Nairobi, such as Muthaiga, Buruburu, Pangani, Donholm etc. Click here to view their other locations
3. Paediatricians In Kenya- Karen Hospital
Karen Hospital has a paediatric wing that offers immunization and vaccination services from birth up to 5 years. After they have administered the first vaccination, parents are then offered a chart or immunization schedule.
Contacts: 0726222001-3 , 0736200001-3, Office: 020 661 3000
Emergency hotline: 0702 222 22, Website
Location: Karen Hospital – Langata
4.The Mater Hospital
The Mater Hospital has various outreaches across Nairobi. Their medical centres are in Kasarani, Buruburu, Thika, Westlands and Embakasi. They offer paediatric and child welfare clinics across all these branches in different days.
Contact: 020-6903046, 0719073046, 0732163046, Website
Locations: Kasarani, Buruburu, Thika, Westlands and Embakasi.
5. Coptic Mission Hospital
With a Well Woman Clinic, Coptic Hospital caters to antenatal care, maternity services, immunizations, neonatal care among other services.
Contact: 0732-341241 / 0716-896965, Landlines 0202725856/ 0202720831, Website
Location: Ngong Road, Opposite China Centre.
6.M.P Shah- Children’s Hospital
M.P Shah has a Casualty and outpatient facility that caters for walk-in patients, as well as a Well Baby Centre which caters to children medical needs, including vaccinations and immunisations.
Contact details: Line 1: +254 20 4291 100
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Location: M.P. Shah Hospital, Maharaja House, 1 Shivachi Rd, Nairobi
7. Avenue Hospital
Avenue Hospital has a Well Baby Clinic as well as a comprehensive maternity package that includes immunisation and vaccinations.
When you choose to give birth at Avenue Hospital, payments are done in 3 instalments;
1st Installment, Kshs. 50,000/= On Enrollment
2nd Installment, Kshs. 50,000/= At 28 Weeks
3rd Installment, Kshs. 30,000/= At 32 Weeks
To read more on their maternity package, click here.
Contact details: +254711060200, +254732175200 , Website
8. The Agha Khan Hospital
The Agha Khan University hospital offers an array of services including vaccinations at their Vaccination Centre and baby development check-ups at their Well Baby Centre.
Contact Details: +254 (0)20366 2031, Website
Locations: Prestige Plaza, Buruburu, Eastleigh, Embakasi, Donholm, TMall, Ngong Road, Valley Arcade, Ridge Ways, Reinsurance Plaza.
9. AIC Kijabe
AIC Kijabe’s postnatal clinic is open every weekday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Contact Details: 0703133233
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Locations: Azure Towers, Lantana Road Westlands, Nairobi.
Jacaranda Hospital offers maternity services, gynaecological procedures, antenatal clinics, pediatric clinics, nutrition clinics, child wellness clinics, family planning, general outpatient consultation, ultrasound, laboratory and pharmacy.
Some of the prices of the offered services are as listed;
First Anc clinic – KES 1,900
Anc follow-ups – KES 650
Ultrasound – KES 1,800
Normal delivery – KES 16,000
C-section – KES 39,000
Admission fee – KES 1,500
Admission Kit – KES 500
Contact details: 0731 999077, Website.
Locations: Kahawa West
Which other hospitals offer vaccinations and have affordable maternity packages in Nairobi or around your home area? Let us know in the comments below.
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