UNITED NATIONS JOINT MEDICAL SERVICE – NAIROBI
UNJMS is located at the UN Complex in Gigiri Block F Room 109.
The Clinic Services are for Kenya UN staff, consultants and field staff travelling through Kenya. The JMS Clinic covers issues of general health and preventative medicine, travel medicine, ergonomy in the workplace, counseling for psychological and stress-related problems, impairment and disability assessments and communication with HR with regard to questions concerning administration and management of health related issues.
We are on site-
8: 00 am– 4: 30 pm
8: 00-10: 00am- Medicals and Laboratory
Drop in clinic -
10: 00am- 12: 30pm
2: 00 pm- 4.00 pm
Medical insurance office open:
Mon –Wed 12: 00- 1: 00 and 2: 00- 4 :30
Thursday and Friday- full day
Life threatening emergency- Ext. 5999 (always someone during working hours)
After hours call UN security- 762 2999/ 762 6666
POSTAL ADDRESS :
JOINT MEDICAL SERVICE
P.O. Box 67578 , Nairobi, Kenya
FAX NUMBER : [254-20] 7622585
Joint Medical Service Staff (Click here to get contacts of JMS Staff)
SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES
The following services are offered daily, most of them on a full time basis:
Pandemic Preparedness : Contingency Planning and Business Continuity Planning for the event ofa n Influenza Pandemic.
First Aid for emergency situations and crisis-intervention on the UN complex.
Medical Examinations with assessment of fitness for duty in Nairobi and field duty stations and eventual limitations. Submission of relevant recommendations to the Department of Human Resources with regard to work restrictions and (un) fitness for specific duty stations.
Travel Clinic for official and private travel for staff and dependents with advice regarding health-risks and precautions, administration of required and recommended vaccinations, distributions of anti-malarial drugs and medical kits.
Work Station Assessment with advice to staff members and recommendations to the division of maintenance regarding ergonomic issues and follow up about obtained results.
Consultations for staff members on request concerning health issues, information about medical facilities in Kenya and abroad and referrals to specialists and private or public hospitals as appropriate.
Counseling in crisis situations (at work or in the domestic environment). Mediation/intervention in harassment-claims.
Medical Evacuations of UN Staff from neighboring countries.
HIV AIDS in the workplace: Free Voluntary Counseling and Testing. Enrollment in treatment program – 3C’s: Confidential, Counseling, and Care.
Distribution and monitoring of PEP Kits.
Training of custodians of PEP Kits.
Medical Insurance Program- MIP: In house enrollment and processing of claims. Accounts with hospital offering credit facilities.
Influenza Surveillance: JMS Clinic is a sentinel site under WHO/KEMRI Program.
Blood Donor Program.
Disaster Preparedness: JMS is part of Kenya Security Plan and the Security Management Team. Regular training of all Security Officers and First Aid Volunteers.
Certification of sick leave, maternity/paternity leave disability.