CURE International (CURE) was founded in 1996 by Dr Scott and Sally Harrison as a result of the intense need for medical and spiritual care they witnessed the African countries they visited. In 1998, AIC CURE international hospital- Kijabe was the first hospital to be established under the banner of CURE International network of hospitals and programs. The CURE brand has other hospitals and programs in over 31 countries. The objective of CURE International as a network is to transform the lives of children with disabilities through corrective surgery. The Kenya hospital is located along the Rift Valley escapement at Kijabe town four kilometers off Nairobi – Naivasha Road.
The Hospital provides care for over 10,000 children a year and performs over 2500 surgeries each year. The hospital has four operating rooms, 32 bed capacity and over 100 staff helping provide care for children suffering from conditions like clubfoot, cleft lip and palate, curvature of the spine and disabilities stemming from polio, cerebral palsy, burn contractures and other congenital abnormalities. The hospital also provides prosthesis & orthotics appliances; It fabricates and fits artificial limbs for those with amputations of legs and arms and also special shoes to support weak or deformed legs and feet.
AIC CURE international hospital is registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentist board of Kenya as a faith based medical institution and a Continuing professional development provider.
AIC CURE Kijabe also uses a mobile clinic model. The mobile clinics are conducted for two major reasons; To follow up patients who have gone through surgery and to identify new patients needing our services. The Hospital runs more than 144 mobile clinics every year, traveling to remote regions and refugee camps throughout the country.