Nurse Hero Award

Nurse Hero Award– recognizes a nurse who has provided exceptional care, professionalism and compassion during pregnancy and/or delivery.

Shortlisted:

  1. Nurse Sarah – Aga Khan University Hospital
  2. Robert Cheriyot – Kijabe Hospital
  3. Grace Wanja – Karangi dispensary, in Karangi
  4. Wambui Wanjau – Doula Wambui
  5. Nancy Muraguri – Nyeri Provincial General Hospital
  6. Martin Munene – Kenyatta National Hospital
Nurse Sarah - Aga Khan University HospitalI don’t have any of her contacts, but when I gave birth and was having a hard time breastfeeding, she chased everyone out of the room and gently showed me how to. She gave me her personal number and offered to come visit me at home Incase I needed help. I will never forget how her actions made me feel. Loved
Robert Cheriyot - Kijabe HospitalRobert works in the Kijabe Nursery as the nurse manager. He is also one of the leaders of our bereavement program. He has extreme, over the top compassion for all of our patients. He ALWAYS goes the extra mile to care for others, including caring for his own staff... a true servant leader.
Grace Wanja - Karangi dispensary, in KarangiShe treats her patients very well and even goes an extra mile to provide extra support e.g money to her patients especially pregnant women. She has helped many women. She deserves some recognition
Wambui Wanjau - Doula WambuiWambui is a trained nurse and a doula as well. She is caring and listens to patients and also safer with a couple pregnant after loss as she is a perinatal loss bereavement counselor.
Nancy Muraguri - Nyeri Provincial General HospitalNancy Muraguri is like a community nurse in Kihuyo village. Whenever anyone needs medical attention, she is always willing to help, whether by connecting people to a doctor or treating people herself.
Martin Munene - Kenyatta National HospitalMartin is one of the most selfless individuals I know. During my second pregnancy he took it upon himself to weekly administer injections in my home while I was on bed rest until I lost that pregnancy. He did it with a smile, whispering a prayer always. And his injections are not painful, that's a plus.