Narok procures Sh40 million worth drugs

Narok County Governor Samuel Tunai, Health Chief Officer Sarah Hassan and Narok Town Ward Bernard Torome Inspecting drugs at Narok Hospital

By Our Reporter

Narok hospitals have received Sh40 million worth of drugs and non-pharmaceutical supplies from the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority to help achieve universal medical health care within the county.

Speaking at the Narok Referral Hospital where he flagged off the distribution of drugs, Narok County Governor Samuel Tunai said the drugs were provided by national government.

“The provision has come at the right time because Narok hospitals were facing a shortage of drugs,” said Tunai.

The drugs will be distributed to 116 health facilities within the six sub counties in the county.

Currently Narok County has 1227 health professionals with 300 of them working overtime and 278 on contract basis under the national government’s universal health care program.

Tunai said the county has 11 ambulances working for 24 hours in case of emergency services and was also proud that health care facilities, emergency services were fully operational.

Narok Health Chief Officer Sarah Hassan who was present during the drug distribution exercise said the County received 3000 corona virus vaccine doses.

She urged all frontline workers among them medical practitioners, teachers, police officers and field journalist receive the vaccine.

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