700-BED CAPACITY

[PHOTOS] Uhuru breaks ground on Kenya National Research Referral Hospital

The Level Six referral hospital will have a bed capacity of 700.

In Summary

• The Level Six referral hospital will have a bed capacity of 700 and will offer specialised health services to the military, security personnel and the general public.

• The hospital will be located at the Kenya Defence Forces Army Barracks in Kabete.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday broke ground for the construction of the Kenya National Research and Referral Hospital. https://bit.ly/3BrWGUx

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday broke ground for the construction of the Kenya National Research and Referral Hospital.

The Level Six referral hospital will have a bed capacity of 700 and will offer specialised health services to the military, security personnel and the general public.

The hospital will be located at the Kenya Defence Forces Army Barracks in Kabete.

President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

"When complete, the Level Six hospital will offer specialized health services to the military, other security formations, and the public as part of Government efforts to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) pillar of the Big 4 Agenda," Uhuru said.

The Head of State who presided over the ceremony was received at the event by a host of cabinet secretaries including Monica Juma (Defence), Fred Matiang’i (Interior), Mutahi Kagwe (Health) and Kenya Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi.

President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

Also present at the groundbreaking ceremony was Attorney General Paul Kihara, and Nairobi Metropolitan Service director-general Mohamed Badi among other senior government officials.

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined by CSs and service commanders as he graces the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Defence CS Monica Juma and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i right before the commencement of the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Defence CS Monica Juma and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i right before the commencement of the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Treasury CS Ukur Yatani, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Treasury CS Ukur Yatani, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
NMS DG Mohammed Badi when he arrived at the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
NMS DG Mohammed Badi when he arrived at the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i right before the start of the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i right before the start of the ground breaking ceremony of the National Research and Referral Hospital at the KDF Kabete Barracks on August 31, 2021.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

Edited by D Tarus