Fanaka Machakos

German Doctors (GD) will be implementing a project in Athi River beginning March 2020. This project will comprise a medical clinic (Fanaka MedicalCentre) whose infrastructure is already in place. Through this facility, GD will extend their primary health care interventions to the surrounding communities and particularly those living in slums and informal settlements.


The Project Goal

A contribution to improve the health condition of vulnerable and marginalized people of the project area is made


To provide accessible, quality and sustainable medical services to the marginalized and vulnerable as well creating an environment for prevention and awareness for healthy living, making them custodians of their health.

Target Groups/Beneficiaries

a)    Vulnerable patients in the slums that seek primary health care– this group includes patients with NCD´s, children who need vaccination, women/men and children in general and adolescents.


b)   The general population of Athi River, in particular the people with Chronic diseases, HIV , young adolescents – they are the target group of a comprehensive health education, health promotion and voluntary counselling covering topics that are relevant to the community, like family planning , HIV prevention and prevention of chronic diseases.