A non-profit, non-partisan society whose principal members are practicing radiologists.Registered in April 1973, the Kenya Association of Radiologists is the voice of Radiology and Imaging practice in Kenya. The association has seen a steady increase in its membership in the last few years thanks to the 2 additional residency programmes at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital(MTRH) and at the Aga Khan University Hospital(AKUH) in addition to the programme at the University of Nairobi School of Medicine(UON).
With 100 members and 50 associate members, the societies core functions are advocacy, policy formulation and education. The society works closely with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board, The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Union as well as the Kenya Medical Association to serve the health care needs of the general public ensuring quality and safety through policy regulation and legislation. KAR provides professional support to its members and also coordinates scientific, professional and educational activities collaborating with fellow international societies such as the European Society of Radiology and the American College of Radiology.
To promote the practice, education and research in medical imaging aimed at addressing the imaging related healthcare needs of the Kenyan public.
To be the guide and leader in radiology to better serve our patients and society by empowering members to advance the practice of radiology