HEALTH SERVICES IN BARINGO REFFERAL HOSPITALGETS A BOOST FROM THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT.
Baringo county government in collaboration with the national government, today commissioned a renal unit, theatre among other hospital equipment like vehicles, vaccines and mosquito nets at Kabarnet referral hospital.
Speaking in the event, Baringo county governor H.E. Stanley Kiptis stated that it is the responsibility of the county government and the national government to ensure that residents get quality and affordable health care services.
The governor added that the equipment will help in the provision of health care systems in the county as they will improve the health indicators, He stated that the county government is geared towards primary healthcare that is preventive and curative healthcare services.
“county government is geared towardsimproving health services to all residents and that my administration will ensure that everyone access medication as it is theirconstitutional right.” Said Kiptis
Kiptis noted that community health workers are important segment in terms of health service delivery, therefore, the county government is committed to strengthen and accommodate them in health centres and the clinic.
Governor Kiptis alsoapplauded the national government for their support saying that the vaccines will go a long way in ensuring that the residents of Baringo county gets vaccination against the Malaria menace hence reducing deaths caused by the disease.
Baringo governor H.E Stanley Kiptis with Cabinet Secretary for Health Cecily Karuiki visits a sick Patient at Baringo referral hospital when the later officiated the commissioning of the various health equipment within the facility.
The health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki who officiated the commissioning of the equipment,said that the national government is ready to support the county government in ensuring that the citizen have access to quality and affordable medication.” the national government is ready to support and partner with the county government in ensuring that all the citizens in this country have access to affordable health care as stated in the jubilee big 4 for Agenda.” Said the cabinet Secretary.
All these efforts engaged by the county government is aimed at ensuring that no one suffers from or succumbs to any preventable or curative disease because it is the mandate of the county government and National government to ensure that they provide affordable health care.