Discounted Mammograms for Women Over 40 in Nairobi

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: October 27, 2021  

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

In Kenyan, women aged 40 and above accounted for nearly 60% of the new cases and close to 60% of the deaths. (MOH 2018).

Early detection can make a huge difference to the outcome of the disease so mammograms are the ideal tool. A mammogram is a low-dose x-ray exam of the breasts to look for changes that are not normal. A mammogram allows the doctor to have a closer look for changes in breast tissue that cannot be felt during a breast exam. Women ages 40 to 75 years should get a mammogram every 2 years. 

Here’s where you can get discounted mammograms in Nairobi as we wrap up breast cancer awareness month.

Nairobi Women’s Hospital

They’re offering FREE breast examinations at ALL their branches in the month of October and mammograms at Ksh 2000  

Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital branches (South B, Development House, Westlands, Buruburu and Embakasi) have free breast examinations every day from 8am to 1pm.

Additionally, the hospital has drastically reduced the cost of mammograms and breast ultrasounds. Get a mammogram for Ksh 2500. 

The Aga Khan University Hospital

The Aga Khan University Hospital has a one-stop breast care center that was launched with the aim of providing Kenyans, especially women, with quick specialized cancer consultation in Kenya.

The hospital has dedicated half-day free screenings all month from 8am to 1pm. Mammograms at Ksh 2500.

Nairobi Hospital

Located along Argwings Khodek Road in Nairobi, the hospital is  offering free breast examinations and mammograms at Ksh 2500.


About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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