Public health facilities in Kajiado County have received medical equipment worth Ksh 15.7 million. This equipment’s include HB meter, ultra sound machines, delivery beds, photothery box, patella hammers, mother baby packs among others.
During the flagging off of the equipment, H.E the Deputy Governor Martin Moshisho said
health is a critical priority in the County and will work with the National Government. “As a government it’s our responsibility to ensure our residents get access to better medical services across our county and with the NHIF program, we will get the best services, ” said Moshisho.
He also urged the residents to utilize all the equipment brought by the county.” We want to tell our people to make use of all the services provided at our hospitals. There are machines in our facilities that are not being fully utilized and let us use them instead of going far places to access the same services yet they are found within the County”.
Medical Services Chief Officer Jacob Sampeke was also present stating that alot is being done by the health ministry across the county.” We are distributing this equipment and they will help improve service delivery to our people. As a Department, we shall continue allocating resources to try and satisfy our people’s needs, ” Said Sampeke.
Health is allocated more than 30 per cent of the County’s budget.