Kajiado county government launched a 96 million health facility aimed at meeting the health needs of the populous Ongata-Rongai residents. The health center will cater for the residents of the town with key focus being on maternity health according to the authority.
The Ongata-Rongai health care is set to fill the gap in health care in Kajiado County that for a long time has affected the local residents.
The facility has a modern maternity wing with 20 beds, modern mortuary and a theater among other departments. More doctors and nurses have been posted to the health center
Speaking during the official launch of the health center, Kajiado Governor Dr. David Nkedianye stated that his government is seeking to increase the number of women giving birth at hospitals across the county.
According to the doctor in charge, Dr. Marion Mukira the number of women giving birth at the hospital has increased from 20 to 105.
The 96 million project included the purchase of nursery equipment and equipping the maternity wing.