Kajiado county government has received a medical consignment and drugs worth Sh 5.3 million from the World Health Organization (WHO). The consignment which comprise medical equipment, drugs and nutrition commodities like therapeutic milk F100 and F75 will be distributed to all rural facilities within the county. Speaking while receiving the consignment from WHO Nairobi office at the Kajiado Referral Hospital, Kajiado, County Health Executive Committee Member Alex Kilowua appreciated the WHO for the donation adding that the consignment will come in handy. ‘During the rainy season, we anticipate that various disease outbreaks will emerge thus in addition to the other various county resources, the consignment will go a long way in responding to the emergencies,’ he said He remarked that the consignment will be distributed to rural health facilities within the county so that residents can access adequate health care when they unable to access health facilities in towns due to floods. The consignment was donated after Kajiado governor Joseph ole Lenku visited the WHO offices in Nairobi in September to strengthen partnership between the county and WHO. In August, this year, the Kajiado County government restocked its health facilities within its five sub-counties with fast-moving drugs and non-pharmaceutical essentials worth Sh30 million.
Source: Kenya News Agency