Directorate of Radiology and Imaging

The Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital(MTRH), Eldoret is home to one of the most sophisticated radiology facilities in the Western Region. Our radiology department provides a comprehensive range of imaging services, including both routine and specialized procedures, twenty-four hours(24hrs) every day.

Radiographs, scans and images are important pieces of information that helps doctors diagnose medical problems ranging from a broken finger to cancer. Senior consultant radiologist use advanced technology to take images of what is going on inside your body and share this information with your other doctors to complete the picture of your medical condition.

MTRH provides all types of imaging you might need to help diagnose your condition. We assign senior consultant radiologists to read your images, who are experienced in the specific part of your body being scanned.

MTRH is focused on two things, when it comes to radiology and imaging-getting the best images possible to allow your team of doctors to help you, and ensure your comfort and confidence during your tests. The procedures provided can be paid either by cash or NHIF cover

 Sections and Service offered include:

  1. General x-ray

The underlisted examinations are performed by highly qualified radiology staff and reported by consultant radiologists. The images can be hard copy or on Compact discs (CD). The underlisted examinations are done in this unit.

  • Chest
  • Spine
  • Abdomen
  • Billiary System
  • Urinary System
  • Angiography
  • GI System
  • Hand
  • Wrist
  • Shoulders
  • Humerus
  • Clavical
  • Foot
  • Ankle
  • Leg
  • Knee
  • Femur
  • Hip
  • Pelvic
  • Scapula
  • Skull
  1. Special X-Ray (screening procedures)

These are special exams performed by fluoroscopic procedures. They are done by the radiologist assisted by radiographers. The examinations are done by utilization of digital x-ray machine which provide high quality images that use of sensitive detector that uses little dose to show the image, instant image view on a computer screen and later printed for reporting by the consultant radiologist. The examinations done are as below.

  • Barium meal
  • Barium swallow
  • Barium meal and follow through
  • MCU (Micturating cysto-urethrogram)
  • IVU (Intravenous urogram) 
  • Pyelogram
  • Sialogram
  • Sonogram
  • Fistulogram
  • colostogram
  1. CT (Computed tomography)

The unit has state of the art machines that is 32, 64, 128 slice machines that has a workstation where reports are done by the consultant radiologist. The machines are able to detect early diagnosis of the clients sent to the department. The staff working in this section are well trained. The services provided can be paid either by cash or NHIF cover. The examination done include: –

  • Head /Brain
  • Neck
  • Abdomen
  • Chest
  • Spine
  • Neck
  • Extremities
  • Pelvic
  • Angiography
  • PNS (Postnasal Space)
  • Pelvimetry
  • CT IVU (Intravenous urogram) 
  • CT guided Biopsies
  • CT guided Aspirations and Drainages
  1. Ultra Sound

It is a unit that operate 24hrs ie day and night. The staff in this unit provide instant reports. The examinations done are:-

  • Renal