The County Government Nakuru has launched the Nakuru Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan 2018-2019 as a way of improving service delivery.
Speaking on Wednesday during the launch of the document, Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui said his administration has taken health matters seriously.
The County boss revealing that the county is also focusing on improving infrastructure of various health facilities.He also called on staff in the health department to always maintain professionalism in their service to humanity.
During the ceremony the best staff in health sector in Nakuru County were also recognized and awarded by the county government with Governor Kinyanjui stating that was the only way to motivate them.
“We must learn to appreciate our staff and what they do in our various sectors. As a county we are focused on improving the health sector because it touches directly on the people. I once gain call upon the healthcare personnel to ensure they use the opportunity they have to make a difference in the sector” said Kinyanjui.
Similar sentiments echoed by Deputy Governor Dr.Erick Korir.The DG who is also the acting CECM for infrastructure assuring that his department will work to see to it that all roads that lead to health facilities in Nakuru County are in order.
“As the acting CECM for infrastructure we shall ensure that all roads that lead to health facilities are in good condition so that our people do not suffer while seeking services form the facilities” said Dr.Korir.
During the ceremony, Dr.Dolce Wanda who is in-charge of the Nakuru Level 5 Oncology centre was awarded as the overall best health practitioner in Nakuru County.
Addressing media after the ceremony, Dr.Wanda stated that the award is a clear indicator that the work that is done by the staff in the health sector is recognized.She called on her colleagues to continue serving humanity with much care and love.
“Whatever you do to a patient today is the same thing that will happen to you or to person you love so let us serve humanity professionally and with much care” said Dr.Wanda.
The ceremony was also attended by Nakuru County CEC for Health Dr.Gichuki Kariuki and other stakeholders.
PHOTO/NGPU: Dr. Dolce Wanda(Head of Oncology unit at Nakuru Level 5) receives award from Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui duirng the launch of the Nakuru Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan 2018-2019.