About US

Our Mision

We are committed and motivated to serve our Community through provision of Quality, Affordable, Sustainable and Holistic Health Services.

Our Vision

To be a preferred Christian Centre of Excellence in Healthcare, Training and Research

To achieve our mission and vision we strive:

  • To provide affordable and quality curative services
  • To provide preventive and promotive health services
  • To provide spiritual and psychological counseling services to the clients and their caretakers.
  • To provide rehabilitative health services

Our History

1924– Andrew Malta Andersen and his wife Vivian Etta Andersen moved to Litein to set up a mission site for the Africa Inland Mission after being granted land by the British East Africa Protectorate government.

While they were due for a home assignment back to America in 1923, the couple decided to use the fare that been donated by their benefactor Miss Nunn to construct mud thatched housing for their ministry which included a school, dispensary, girl’s home and evangelizing.

Vivian had a little medical training and cared for patients with ulcers, burns, malaria and minor illnesses.

1932– Through a gift from Miss Marion Meede the first permanent building of the dispensary was erected.

1935– The first registered nurse Miss Steiner came to Litein. Even after her departure she was remembered as one who was willing to go on foot to the homes of people in times of need.

1938– Miss Veda Nicodemus came to work in the Dispensary. She was the nurse who was responsible for the growth of much of the in-patient care.

1942– Miss Nicodemus and Dr. Philip Morris were braving the hazards of cataract surgery with limited resources.

1960– The dispensary was uplifted to a cottage hospital. Buildings were gradually added as the finances became available.

1971– The Africa Inland Mission turned over the hospital and its work to the Africa Inland Church following nationalization of institutions effected in the early years of independence.

1971-1978 The local church run the cottage hospital with considerable strains due to inadequate financial resources and inexperienced managerial skills.

1979– Life Ministry International (Campus Crusade for Christ International) began a contract with A.I.C. to manage the hospital and supply trained staff for a ten-year period

1989– Life Ministry International’s contract was extended for an additional five years until 1994.

1990– The first Kenyan resident physician Dr. Victor Munala arrived. Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board registered us as a fully-fledged Hospital named A.I.C Litein Hospital.

1994-Life Ministry International handed over the administration of the hospital to the African Inland Church a board of directors and hospital management team led by the executive director was established.

1996-Construction of the new hospital complex began.

2006– Hospital was moved to the new site after construction was completed.

2007-New hospital complex was officially opened

2011-Hospital opens a Medical Training College (MTC) at the old site and admits the first class of medical laboratory studies.

2013– MTC introduces nursing classes.

2015-On August 21, the MTC was officially opened by Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia.

2017– Hospital management launches a five year strategic plan to steer hospital to growth until year 2022.