The Ministry of Health services today received medical drugs and equipment from Micro-Clinic Technologies – a Non Governmental Organization- to bolster the Ministry’s efforts of providing better health care to Kakamega residents.
Speaking during the occasion, Health services CECM Penina Mukabane observed that health being a diverse sector, her ministry was looking beyond the national government funding to counties for finance of Health Operations by engaging other like minded partners to support health course in the county. Such partnerships, she said, will cushion the county from continued inconsistent disbursement of funds by the national government. The CECM said she was looking forward to expansion of the program in order to improve hospital skilled deliveries across the County. She thanked them for the concerted efforts in support of Kakamega’s health status and called on other stakeholders to support the sector saying health requires support from across the social and economic divide.
Some of the equipment delivered include, wheel chairs, walkers, oxygen canulars, operating tables among others. With the delivery done, a County Health Management team will meet to decide the facilities which will benefit from the equipment and drugs in accordance with the facilities needs.
Present as well was Health Services Chief Officer Dr. Brenda Makokha, County Director of Medical Services Dr. Arthur Andere and Micro Clinic Technologies County Coordinator Laura Musilwa.