About Us


Welcome to the Department of Family Medicine.  Our faculty, resident and staff at Aga Khan University, Nairobi are committed to ensuring top-notch patient-centered health care and patient safety, excellence in education and dedication to cutting-edge research.  Our Department is comprised of multiple sub-specialties with a diverse faculty trained both locally and internationally. Our department embraces the concept of Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC). The initiative to develop an AKU Kenya-based Family Medicine program responds to the call for private universities to participate in meeting the demand for well-trained family physicians in the public and private sectors

We have 10 Family Medicine residents, who are currently in training and make an integral part of our institution.

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a tertiary teaching and referral hospital and has been taking care of patients for over fifty years. As a private, not-for-profit hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, strives to provide access to quality health care to all who need it in Africa, especially East Africa. The hospital has set the standard for comprehensive healthcare and modern medical education in East Africa. We are the only institution in Kenya to receive Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA). Our dedicated staff, advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technologies have earned the hospital a great reputation as a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in and around Africa