Rapid population growth and a high disease burden have strained health systems in Kenya and contributed to poor outcomes. The country has one of the higher rates of maternal mortality and needs to expand capacity to meet growing demand for affordable healthcare.
Solution and Impact
Through financing to the Evercare Health Fund, DFC is supporting the Nairobi Women’s Hospital, which provides more than 300,000 outpatient and 120,000 inpatient visits per year. Originally launched as a hospital for women, the facility is now a full-service hospital group that provides almost 600 beds across nine facilities that provide comprehensive, quality and affordable care to men and women.