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Mitchelle Jelimo December 6, 2023


The pursuit of continuous improvement in health operations and facilities remains a paramount objective towards the well-being of residents. The Department of Health and Sanitation is steadfast in its commitment to ensure an operational health system, aiming for efficient service delivery within the county.

In light of this, Chief Executive Committee Member (CECM) Health and Sanitation Ruth Koech is steadfast in ensuring operations and facilities within the health system are well coordinated and effective, ensuring residents receive optimal medical attention and care.

CECM Ruth Koech checking on hospital billing systems.

During an unannounced visit to Mosoriot Sub County Hospital,CECM Ruth Koech, checked on the functioning of the facility and affirmed that the County Government will carry on with procurement and distribution of essential medical drugs and non-pharmaceutical items to all health facilities.She urged healthcare practitioners to optimize the usage of these resources to benefit the community.

CECM Ruth Koech checking on pharmacy counter at Mosoriot Sub County Hospital.

While checking on the operations of Kapsabet County Referral Hospital, she inspected the ongoing construction of the new Mother and Child Unit, which is aimed at improving medical services across the county. She also noted that the construction works are notably on course and currently at 93% completion rate.

CECM Ruth Koech inspecting the construction of Mother and Child Unit at Kapsabet County Referral Hospital.

Reaffirming commitment, the CECM stressed the pivotal role of improving healthcare quality across various facilities. This commitment extends to addressing staff welfare concerns and tackling prevailing challenges within health care.


CECM Ruth Koech being briefed on hospital records by hospital staff.

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