COUNTIES BENCHMARKING IN NANDI’S TRANSFORMED HEALTH SECTOR
The County Government of Nandi has become a focal point on matters development and learning model on devolution for other counties.
Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, earlier in the week received delegations from Makueni, Kitui and Bomet Counties who are on a benchmarking tour.
The delegation visited Kapsabet County Referral Hospital where they paid a courtesy call to the Medical Superintendant Dr. Daniel Kemboi who welcomed them to the facility. Among the areas of interest being the Health Management Information System (HMIS).
Mwakavi Justus, from Makueni County lauded Nandi for the innovative use of the Management System especially in healthcare. “The HMIS is a really great way to track all happenings in health facilities, especially for planning and monitoring the flow of commodities. It is what we need for all the health facilities in the Country to monitor services and to keep our data,” said Mr.Mwakavi.
“We are happy to have counties coming to Nandi to benchmark. This is a very good initiative. We believe that every county has a positive story to tell about devolution and that is why we are opening our doors to host Counties and exchange our developments” mentioned Dr. Kemboi the Medical Superintendant.
The team later toured the facilities Radiology Department, Wards, Outpatient and the ongoing Mother and Child Construction.
According to Kitui Chief Officer for Health, lessons learnt from Nandi will be used to prioritize development agendas in respective wards based on analyzed and interpreted information.