The department of Health Services strives to assist each student to attain full health through holistic approach to medical care.
University Health Services supports the entire campus by providing high-quality care and expertise in prevention, Promotive, Curative programs and services, and leading community-based solutions to health issues.
The Department of Students Health Services will respect the dignity of each student irrespective of race, religion, gender, culture and belief.
1. Integrated View of Health
Health is multidimensional: physical, mental, emotional, environmental, social and spiritual (incorporate regular health information and health awareness on the web site.)
2. Community-Based Collaboration
We embrace working collaboratively – with clients, campus and local providers – using the strengths of a multidisciplinary approach. (Work with other international and local health partners to achieve a common goal).
3. Accessibility and Responsiveness
We promote equity and inclusion and believe everyone should receive the highest quality care. We are committed to providing programs and services that are economically, physically and culturally accessible and responsive to the changing needs of our communities.
4. Social Responsibility and Stewardship
We protect the long-term well-being of our community by responsibly using and developing the resources entrusted to us and promoting environmental awareness, global thinking and local action.
5. Vibrant Work and learning Culture
We celebrate the contributions of our staff and students and embrace diversity of ideas, backgrounds and experiences. We encourage team work and innovation, and support a learning environment that helps staff and student to succeed in their jobs and talents.
- To live longer, to thrive not just survive
- Have more energy
- Avoid diseases and illness?
- Keep medical cost down
- Look and feel better
- Better mental status
- Better lifestyle
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence disease or infirmity.
Students are required to produce their university student cards when seeking medical care at the unit.
All student are supposed to submit their admission medical forms to admissions office.
0800 – 1700 hrs.
NB: The students are seen on a walk-in basis, emergency and by appointment with the Counselor; the Counselor is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays 0900hrs -1700hrs
- Outpatient services for both acute and Chronic problems
- Referrals to specialist in all fields.
- Health Information
- Red Cross and mentorship Programmes are key Riara health programmes. Students are advised to take part in these programmes. Details can be obtained from the health unit.
Individual counseling sessions address problem such as
- HIV and Aids
- Substance Abuse i.e. alcohol, drugs
- Family planning
- Sexually Transmitted Infection
- Sexual Health
- Personal Hygiene
- Nutrition and diet
- Stress Management
- Marital Problems- Relationships.
- The list is endless
Division of Student Affairs- Health Services
- MARIE STOPES KENYA
- NAIROBI WEST HOSPITAL
- NAIROBI WOMEN HOSPITAL
- COPTIC HOSPITAL
- KEVIAN LTD
- WINNIES PURE HEALTH
- EQUITY AFYA
- MINISTRY OF HEALTH (TB AND HIV)
- MEDANTA AFRICARE
- E PLUS
- AAR INSURANCE
- AAR HEALTH CARE
- LANGATA HOSPITAL
- MEDITEST DIAGNOSTIC
- CAPE DENTAL
- KENYA NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION
- ICT FIRE AND RESCUE
- KENYA RED CROSS
- KENYA COUNCIL OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS
- ACE PHARMACEUTICALS