Likuyani Sub-County Hospital Details, Services, Contacts and Facilities

Likuyani Sub-County Hospital Description

Likuyani Sub-District Hospital is a Government health centre which provides comprehensive medical and surgical services. It is located in Likuyani Sub-location, Likuyani location, Likuyani Division, Lugari Constituency in Kakamega County.

Likuyani Sub-County Hospital Contacts

Type: Sub County Hospital
Owner: Ministry of Health
Status: Operational
District: Lugari, Kakamega
Division: Likuyani
Location: Likuyani
Sub-Location: Likuyani
Constituency: Lugari
County: Kakamega

Address: P.O. Box 285
Postal Code:
Town: Soy
Nearest Town: Likuyani

Mobile: 020-2418941

Status: Operational
Number of Beds: 75
Number of Cots: 3

Likuyani Sub-County Hospital Services:

                      Likuyani Sub-County Hospital

  1. Antenatal
  2.  Antiretroviral Therapy
  3.  Basic Emergency Obstetric Care
  4. Curative In-patient Services
  5.  Curative Outpatient Services
  6.  Family Planning
  7.  Growth Monitoring and Promotion
  8.  Home Based Care
  9.  Immunization
  10.  Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses
  11. Prevention of Mother to Child transmission of HIV
  12.  Radiology Services (e.g X-ray, UltraScan, MRI, etc)
  13.  Tuberculosis Diagnosis
  14.  Tuberculosis Labs
  15.  Tuberculosis Treatments

Overview of sub-county Hospitals in Kenya

Hospitals in Kenya are classified commonly based on the agency that owns the health facility. The players in the health sector are the Government of Kenya, which manages public health institutions, faith-based organisation (FBOs), NGOs and private investors.  Each sub-county in Kenya has several Sub County Hospital, which is the main coordinating and referral centre for the smaller units.

Sub-County Hospitals are the first referral hospital and form an integral part of the district health system. They are managed by medical superintendents. 
Sub County Hospitals in Kenya should provide the following:
  1. Curative and preventive care and promotion of health of the people in the district;
  2. Quality clinical care by a more skilled and competent staff than those of the health centres and dispensaries;
  3. Treatment techniques such as surgery not available at health centres;
  4. Laboratory and other diagnostic techniques appropriate to the medical, surgical, and outpatient activities of the district hospital;
  5. Inpatient care until the patient can go home or back to the health centre;
  6. Training and technical supervision to health centres; as Well as a resource centre for health centres at each Sub County hospital;
  7. Twenty-four-hour services;
The following clinical services are provided in Sub County Hospitals in Kenya
  1. Obstetrics and gynaecology;
  2. Child health;
  3. Medicine;
  4. Surgery, including anaesthesia;
  5. Accident and emergency services;
  6. Non—clinical support services;
  7. Referral services;
  8. Contribution to the district-wide information generation, collection planning, implementation and evaluation of health service programmes.