Medical Centre - Nairobi - Family Medicine

Family medicine and family physicians play a very important role in the healthcare system. The goal of the Family Medicine Physician is to provide comprehensive care for patients and their families. It is a medical specialty of first contact of the doctor with the patient.  The basis of this specialty is to provide preventive, promotive, rehabilitative, and curative care - with emphasis on the physical, the psychological and the social aspects - for the patient, his/her family and the community at large. This specialty has a wide scope of providing comprehensive primary care not only for the concerned individual but also for his family members. The scope covers all ages, genders and diseases.  

  • Preventive health: Routine check-ups including Women’s health, Men’s health and Child’s health, Health-risk assessments, Immunizations, Screening tests and Family planning methods 
  • Lifestyle counselling: Personalized counselling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, smoking cessation, alcohol cessation, drug issues, and various diets related issues 
  • Acute illness management
  • Chronic illness management: Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension, Renal Disorders, Depression, Thyroid Disorders, Arthritis, etc. 

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