Voice for the nursing profession.

The National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNA-Kenya) is a professional association representing all cadres of nurses in Kenya drawn from practice settings, education and research institutions. Established in 1968, we are duly registered under Cap 108 of the laws of Kenya. We have branches in all the 47 counties across the country. We exist to promote excellence in nursing and midwifery.


Core Values

Professionalism Visionary leadership Integrity Strategic partnership Accountability


We exist to promote socio economic development of nurses, excellence in the nursing practice and leadership, through high standards of nursing education and research in collaboration with others.


To be a world class health professional association that is integrated and responsive to the need of communities and their development.

Our Goal

Nurses empowerment towards positive health actions for a healthier society

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Social Welfare.

Our social welfare functions are aimed at alleviating distress and improving the conditions of the casualties of society.

Main Features.

  • Evidence based projects to address community needs
  • Girl child Education for the girl child of deceased members

Recognition Awards.

Recognition awards for nurses, facilities and branches We recognize nurses by appreciating their abilities and contributions in healthcare. By recognizing their efforts, we encourage their desire to excel.

Main Features.

  • Nurse of the Year Award Sponsored by Johnson and Johnson, Unilever


We provide support to research activity across health & science disciplines, including sponsorship of conferences and research funding for members

Main Features.

  • Sponsored Annual Scientific conference
  • Review and publication of scientific papers
  • Education and research funding for members
  • Mentorship for research activities.


We treasure the diversity of our members and have focused on building members’ capacity through creation and value addition in training opportunities

Main Features.

  • Accredited continuing professional development (CPD)training
  • Free CPD materials such as booklets
  • Sponsored exchange programs


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Strategic Objectives.

To ensure quality in nursing and midwifery practice
To achieve exponential growth in membership
Promote economic welfare of nurses and financial stability of the association
To influence health and social policy

Message from the Chairperson.

My team and I thank each and everyone of you for the various contributions you made towards the association in 2015. This Christmas, make merry and be kind to all especially the less privileges in our society.


Winnie Shena


We're all about you and your profession

Promoting positive health outcomes through improved socio-economic security and welfare of the nurses. We treasure the diversity of our membership and focus on building members’ capacity through creation and value addition in the following opportunities:

Commonwealth Nurses Federation
International Council Of Nurses

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