About Tenwek Hospital

Tenwek Hospital is located approximately 200 miles southwest of Nairobi, Kenya. This highly-respected Christian mission hospital offers primary healthcare to an area population of 800,000 and is a surgery center for a region of more than 8.5 million people.

The hospital’s dedicated staff members – including permanent staff, short-term visiting staff, and medical missionaries – care for some 14,000 inpatients annually and perform thousands of surgeries. In addition, more than 120,000 outpatients are treated annually in the areas of dental care, HIV follow-up, intestinal disorders, and injuries.

The spiritual care provided at Tenwek also results in thousands of annual commitments by patients and their family members to follow Christ as Lord and Savior.
 Specialized care is offered in the areas of:

  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Laparoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Physical Therapy

Thanks to the visiting surgeons and physicians who bring their medical specialty practices to Tenwek, the hospital also is able to offer:

  • Open-heart surgery
  • Total hip and knee joint replacements
  • Eye services

Tenwek’s surgical and educational facilities include five modern operating theatres, an obstetrics operating room, and an extensive medical library with internet services. The hospital also sponsors significant research into esophageal cancer.

Visit the hospital’s website at: www.tenwekhospital.org