Dr. Christine Murungi, NHIF board chairman Lewis Nguyai, Executive Director Dr. Godfrey Kiruhi and Medical Superintendent
Dr. Peter Murimi, during the inauguration of the new reproductive health wing at Outspan Teaching and Referral Hospital on July 8, 2022
The Outspan Teaching and Referral Hospital launched its newly refurbished Reproductive Health Wing and operating theatres on Friday 8th July 2022. The event was presided over by Hon. Lewis Nguyai, Chairman of the NHIF board.
The main highlight was the unveiling of the reproductive health wing, which has been scaled up to includde a dedicated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the first in the region; and a High Dependency Unit (HDU) for high risk reproductive health cases. These specialized services will ensure that the wing can handle the critical care cases for both mothers and newborns.
The Outspan Hospital also launched its renovated operating theatres. The hospital now has six major operating theatres and four special theatre to handle all surgical, dental and eye cases. All the theatres are state of the art and fully equipped. Executive Director, Dr. Godfrey Kiruhi said the inauguration of the new reproductive health wing and theatres is in line with Outspan Hospital's commitment as an ISO 9001:2015, to maintain the highest quality in its service delivery.
The event brought together different stakeholders including representatives of the health ministry in Nyeri county, various corporate clients and staff members from the various departments.