Tenwek Hospital Maternity Charges

According to Tenwek Hospital's website, the following are the charges for maternity services:

  • Normal delivery: Ksh. 10,000
  • Caesarean section: Ksh. 25,000
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU): Ksh. 10,000 per day
  • Special care baby unit (SCBU): Ksh. 5,000 per day

However, like most other hospitals, your NHIF medical cover will cater for most the expenses and you might pay only kshs 2,000 for delivery.

These charges are subject to change, so it is always best to check with the hospital for the most up-to-date information. You can call them using the contact provided at the end of this article.


In addition to these charges, there may be other costs associated with maternity care, such as:

  • Cost of medications
  • Cost of laboratory tests
  • Cost of X-rays
  • Cost of blood transfusions
  • Cost of surgical supplies

It is important to discuss these costs with your doctor or midwife before you deliver your baby.


Does tenwek hospital accept NHIF for maternity services?

Yes, Tenwek Hospital accepts NHIF for maternity services. However, there are some restrictions. For example, you must have a valid NHIF card and you must be admitted to the hospital through the NHIF referral system. You can find more information about NHIF maternity services on the Tenwek Hospital website.

Here are the steps on how to avail of NHIF maternity services at Tenwek Hospital:

  1. Make sure that you have a valid NHIF card.
  2. Go to your nearest NHIF branch and request for a referral letter.
  3. Go to Tenwek Hospital and present your referral letter.
  4. Pay the required admission fee.
  5. You will be admitted to the hospital and your NHIF will cover the cost of your maternity care.

Please note that these are just the general steps on how to avail of NHIF maternity services at Tenwek Hospital. The actual process may vary depending on the hospital's policies and procedures.

Besides Maternity, the NHIF cover can help you with CT scans where the NHIF will pay for you Kshs 8,000 and you will only top-up with Kshs 2,000


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How big is Tenwek Mission Hospital?

Tenwek Mission Hospital has a bed capacity of 361. It is a Level 6(b), Teaching and Referral Mission Hospital that serves the needs of the vast South West region of Kenya and the country at large.

They provide compassionate and affordable healthcare services centered on quality and Christ-mindedness.

Here are some of the services offered by Tenwek Mission Hospital:

  • General medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dentistry
  • Radiology
  • Laboratory services
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Social work
  • Pastoral care


Tenwek Hospital Location and Contacts

Tenwek Mission Hospital is located in Bomet County, Kenya. The address is:

Tenwek Mission Hospital P.O. Box 39-20400 Bomet, Kenya

The phone number is: 0728 091 900

You can call the contact and inquire if they accept your insurance cover.


Visiting Hours at Tenwek Mission Hospital

Morning: 6:00 - 6:45 amLunch Hour: 1:00 – 2:00 pmEvening: 4:00 – 5:00pm


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