Kajiado referral hospital benefited after they received equipment worth 2.8 million,
CECM for health Gladys Marima lauded the support from Sightsaver with Amref to
ensure the community are well taken care off in conjunction with the county
Speaking during the handover of the equipment the Minister said the given
equipment by sightsaver through Amref will help the team to do eye examination this
include eye glasses for people who have a problem with sighting. She added that the
clinic has been supported by Sightsaver through Amref, they went a long way to
reduce the amount of money the government would have put in. The CECM lauded
the training offered by Amref to the staff as one of the ways to cut cost for the
government. “We have been supported by the sightsaver through Amref to the
government, they went along way to reduce the amount we would have put in as a
government.” Marima said.
Moris Odur the project Manager with sightsaver lauded the step of offering the
equipment as one of their vision being implement by reaching the community. Amref
in collaboration with the county government has reached many people in the
community for treatment since it was received in kajiado .Frances Dikir the project
manager for trachoma in Amref Organization said sightsaver has been so supportive
in addressing issues of eye care in the county and beyond, adding that it is a life
change that will impact positively not only to the organization but also to the partners
but really to the ultimate community.
“We have been working closely with sightsaver as they coordinate projects we
implement through the ministry of health to reach the needy communities.” Said Dikir
Dikir urged kajiado residents not to go for further medication because they have
enough equipments and trained doctors to help them in treatment.