Health & Sanitation
MEDICAL PROVISION FOR ALL
Acquisition of medicine, dressing kits and other medical consumables worth Kshs 37.5 million and distribution based on need to the 146 registered medical facilities in the County. County Hospitals of Meteitei, Mosoriot, Nandi Hills Chepterwai, Kaptumo and Kapsabet County referral hospital have steady supply of drugs. The highly successful Kapsabet
and Tindiret phase 1 of polio awareness and vaccination campaign was organised by the department. In addition, an ongoing county-wide ‘Hand-wash and use lavatories’ campaign targets primary and secondary schools in a bid to keep diseases at bay and sanitise the environment.
The department has hatched a strategy to rid the county of cheap liquor that has caused untold suffering to consumers especially the youth. Additionally, the department has purchased three incare, fully loaded and customised ambulances
for prompt response to emergencies. Six ordinary ambulances will also be bought by the County and distributed to all the sub-county hospitals. The Department will roll out education camps to sensitise the public on communicable,airborne and lifestyle diseases.
All dilapidated health facilities will be repaired, renal and orthopedic unit set-up at Kapsabet County Hospital while plans are underway to convert the facility into a teaching and referral hospital.
Chief officer Health