The Nairobi Women’s Statement on COVID-19 Prevention Measures

Published on 27 March 2020
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The Nairobi Women’s Hospital (NWH) is committed to providing quality and affordable healthcare
while making sure that all patients, staff and other stakeholders are protected from the Coronavirus
To ensure everyone’s safety NWH is implementing safety measures that are aimed at making all our
facilities as safe as possible considering the Coronavirus pandemic.
Effective March 27, 2020 the following measures will be applicable at ALL our facilities:
1. In line with the Ministry of Health guidelines all elective non-emergency procedures will be
2. Emergency procedures will continue in line with our safety guidelines.
3. All routine Consultant, Physiotherapy, Ophthalmology and Dental clinics are suspended for the
next 30 days.
4. All patients booked for consultant reviews will be rescheduled to 1
st May 2020.
5. Any urgent and necessary consultant reviews will be managed on a case-by-case basis through
the hospital managers.
6. All patients requiring essential drug refills shall be attended to at our casualties according to our
patient safety guidelines.
While we understand that some of these measures may result in inconvenience to our patients let us
remember we are in the middle of the Corona pandemic and as such we must all participate in social
isolation, additional hand-washing to assist in reducing our exposure risk.