Ultra-modern hospital to have oxygen supply
Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru (right) and the Nation Media Boss Stephen Gitagama after inspecting the progress of the ongoing construction works of the Kerugoya ultra modern hospital
The just about to be completed Kerugoya referral hospital will have all its beds supplied with piped Oxygen to manufactured within the facility.
The hospital whose construction is at 95 per cent will also have HDU, ICU, general Wards , a Renal Unit and a special Mother and Child section.
According to the Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, most of the fittings have been undertaken with just a few touches here and there before the facility becomes operational.
She said the putting up of the Oxygen manufacturing plant was one of the components which were delaying the operationalisation of the facility .
The governor said once completed the facility will also have modern theatres specifically to serve expectant mothers so as not to mix them with other patients .
“We are committed to ensuring the services only available in several hospitals only found in Narobi were now available right here at our County , “ she said.
Waiguru who spoke to the media moments after conducting the Nation CEO Stephen Gitagama to a guided tour of the hospital said most of the services which locals used to seek from the neighboring Counties and Nairobi will now be available right the facility.
Governor Anne Waiguru addressing the media at the Kerugoya referral hospital moments after he conducted to a tour the Nation media boss Stephen Gitagama of the facility.
The Nation Media boss was in the County on a familiarization tour of what it offers in terms of business, agriculture and industry.
He said he was highly impressed by what he had seen firsthand and added that his visit had made him see the other side of this agricultural dependent county.
Since we arrived here this morning we have been able to see the transformative development the governor has undertaken especially on infrastructure facilities which touch and impact Wanjiku directly and positively ,”Gitagama said.
The Media boss particularly singled out the cabro fittings at Kagio,Kutus, Kianyaga and Kerugoya towns where even the sidewalks have been improved from the muddy outlook to ultra-modern status .
The county has also launched various initiatives meant to improve the economic wellbeing of the residents which include, poultry and pigs keeping , dairy , avocado and tomatoes through the Wezesha program.