Nandi County Governor Dr. Cleophas Lagat presents a gourd to Professor Hassan Kannenje of African Relief Services, an organization based in Michigan who donated the two state-of-the-art- ambulances to be used by the county residents. The professor urged the community to work hand in hand with the county government for effective delivery of services, he further thanked the leadership of the county in improving the health standards of its people. His Excellency then flaggs off a lorry carrying drugs
On the other hand, the CEC Health and Sanitation during his speech said that his ministry had purchased drugs worth 35,000,000.and has budgeted for more drugs to be distributed to all health facilities in the county. He assured the medical staff who had not been confirmed that action will be taken soon to see that they are confirmed.
Since the launch of Nandi County Ambulances in January 2015, the following achievements have been reached:
Nandi County Referral System has been strengthened and this has led to prompt attendants to emergencies
A total of 3000 patients have been referred to several Health facilities within Nandi Countyand among these 3000 , 2000 are pregnant women
Increased service deliveries at the health facilities, a virtue that has significantly reduced maternal and infant mortalities
Several accidents victims have been benefitted from the ambulance referral systems and about 294 accidents victims have been evacuated by the ambulance response team
Another 500 have been referred outside the county for investigations and specialized treatment