Medical drugs worth Sh 204 Million flagged off

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui on Tuesday flagged off medical drugs worth 204 million shillings to be delivered to the health facilities across the County.

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui during the flagging off of the consignment.PHOTO/NGPU.

Speaking at the county headquarter, Kinyanjui said the provision of the drugs procured from Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) will see all the facilities stocked with drugs hence improve service to the people.

While reiterating that one of his agenda was to ensure better healthcare system, Kinyanjui was categorical that his administration will continue to ensure quality services to the residents.

“We are doing this to ensure we have a better healthcare system and that our people are healthy for development to be realized” Said Kinyanjui.

The consignment contains medical drug supplies for all the hospitals, Health Centers and Dispensaries spread out across the county.

Nakuru County CECM for Health Dr.Gichuki Kariuki on his assuring residents that the drugs were ordered as per the need of every facility.

Dr.Gichuki called on public to understand that not all drugs can be found in a hospital of a dispensary but that they are supplied according to the need and the staff who can administer the same.

“The order is as per the facility requirement. We encourage our people to have preventive drugs before seeking medication. Health services are provided as per the levels of facilities hence some drugs can only be found in some facilities and not in others” said Dr.Gichuki.

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