Gertrude's Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit organization registered as a Trust in Kenya.
The overall mission of Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital is to improve the health and wellbeing of children in Eastern Africa through the provision of sustainable quality healthcare, and to improve the quality of paediatric care in the region by integrating clinical care, education, research, and advocacy.
Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital is the most established paediatric referral hospital in Eastern and Central Africa, providing healthcare to children in Kenya as well as those referred from neighbouring countries. The hospital attends to over 300,000 outpatients annually through a network of 15 outpatient facilities in and around Nairobi and admits over 10,000 patients annually.
Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital is licensed to provide healthcare to children and adolescents up to 21 years of age, and provides the full range of healthcare services including preventive care, accident and emergency, outpatient care, inpatient medical and surgical care, and rehabilitation services. The hospital provides specialist care covering over twenty aspects of paediatric specialization, and a teens’ clinic providing comprehensive healthcare (medical, surgical, rehabilitation and psychosocial care) to teenagers.