Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital

Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital [KTRH] Location, List of Services, History, CEO & Contacts

The Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital started in 1916 for the treatment of injured colonial soldiers is now the largest medical facility in lower Nyanza. The iconic KTRH is indeed the largest of its kind in Kisii and Nyamira counties.

Initially a district hospital, KTRH is now a referral health centre with specialized treatment from highly qualified medical practitioners.

Where is the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital located?

The Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital location is within the Central Business District along Hospital Road, next to the Kenya Medical Training College. Nearby are Falcon Roundabout and Oasis Specialist Hospital.

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Behind the health centre is a recently launched postmodern morgue.

KTRH was 2007 upgraded to a level V hospital and in 2014 upgraded to a level VI hospital under the regime of ex-governor James Ongwae.

List of specialized medical services at KTRH

  • Oncology,
  • Renal analysis
  • Palliative care
  • CT/MRI scan

Insider sources say the hospital has a bed capacity of at least 700 with occupancy ranging between 90 and 150 per cent.

The estimated breakdown of facilities, patients, and human resources in regular operations is as follows;

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CategoriesEstimated count
Bed capacity700
Operations (monthly)500
Clinical officers50

On top of that are several support staff members, bringing the total number of employees to about 1000.

Also working at KTRH are internship and attachment medical students from nearby institutions such as KMTC and RAM Hospital School of Nursing.

KTRH management

KTRH Office headsStaff member
CEODr Oimeke Marita
Medical DirectorDr Onsomu
Clinical servicesDr Bina
Medical superintendentDr Ondari
Quality AssuranceDr Giabe Matiko

Former CEO Doctor Enock Ondari coincidentally left office with the entry of Governor Simba Arati.

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KTRH: Kisii Level 6 hospital contacts

Phone number+254758721997
P.O Box~
Postal address40200

Call or visit the front desk for further inquiries.

The Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital CEO, Dr Oimeke Marita, is focusing on greater heights in partnership with the Kisii University School of Medicine.

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