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.


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