Sh600m Assigned To Development Of Kenyan Hospitals

Plans for the development of the Kiambu Level Five Hospital have been followed up on by the Kiambu district government. Governor Ferdinand Waititu had before guaranteed to set aside Sh600 million for the express purpose of the hospital’s extension. The office has also very recently achieved level five status.

Waititu additionally said that the facilty would soon twofold its capacityfrom 200 hospital beds to 400. “Expect a state-of-the-art emergency unit and renal centre,” said Waititu. Waititu spoke at the clinic at an event to welcome World Health Organization (WHO)Director General Tedros Adhamon. He talked about how excited authorities in the organization were to develop a college close to the medical facility and to train medical students.

The county government a year ago showed that patients looking for medical treatment in nearby hospitals had expanded from 800 to 1,500 on a daily basis.

Kenya’s has three level five hospitals inclusive of Kiambu, Thika and Gatundu. Each of these recieves a large number of patients from the Nairobi and its encompassing areas like Murang’a, Kirinyaga, Nakuru and Machakos. There will also be a recruitment drive to meet these demands as per the Governor.

Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu, who attended to the event, said the Government was focused on accomplishing widespread health coverage in the Kenya. He included that the Government would likewise guarantee that medical facilities were enhanced to improve provisions for good quality healthcare.