- It has a 30-bed capacity, where patients can rest as well as be admitted during eye procedures.
- The operating eye microscope cost Sh6.7 million, theatre items -Sh3 million, hospital furniture Sh1 million and civil works Sh2 million.
Nairobi County on Monday marked a milestone as it officially launched its first public eye hospital.
The hospital which was launched by Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja will be a relief to city residents as most patients in low-resource settings in Nairobi are unable to afford specialised eye treatment or seek treatment when it is too late making it difficult to restore or save their sight.
The Sh12.7 million Mama Lucy Eye Hospital is located at Umoja 2, Embakasi West.
It has a 30-bed capacity, where patients can rest as well as be admitted during eye procedures.