In celebrating the heart and soul of healthcare, International Nurses Week culminated in style at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) as the nurses danced their hearts out while they wound up their week-long activities in a colorful ceremony held at the hospital’s auditorium.

With this year’s theme: “Our nurses our future, the economic power of care,” various dignitaries led by H.E. Tessie Mudavadi who was the Chief Guest, KUTRRH Chairperson was represented by a member of the board Ms. Kavi Mwendwa, Mr. Ahmed Dagane, CEO KUTRRH, Ag. CEO, Nursing Council of Kenya was represented by Ms. Maryline Chebii among others graced the occasion.

In her speech the Chief Guest congratulated and commended the nurses for their great work and holding fort while doctors were on strike.

While representing KUTRRH’s Board Chairperson, Ms. Mwendwa, Board Member, congratulated the team for their resilience, commitment and dedication towards patient care and assured them of the Board’s support in their endeavors towards service delivery.

“I am the first nurse to be a CEO in the Republic of Kenya paving way for other cadres to also hold the position,” said Mr. Dagane. The CEO said this while delivering his speech, congratulating the nurses for the valuable role they play in delivering quality services to patients. He assured them of the Management’s support for their vital role.

The climax of it all saw several nurses being awarded for their noble contribution and outstanding performance from various sections beyond their call of duty.


“Our nurses our future, the economic power of care,”

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