Uasin Gishu County has received 490 oxygen cylinders from President William Samoei Ruto through the Global Fund/Amref partnership at State House, Nairobi.
Governor Jonathan Bii applauded President William Ruto for a working relationships between the County and National government.
“I want to extend my gratitude to the head of state for fostering a good working relationship between counties through the Council of Governors-Kenya and the national government towards a common goal of ensuring access to affordable healthcare services for all,” said the Uasin Gishu governor.
He noted that health is my priority, and such partnerships will definitely enhance a productive society. I am committed to the provision of affordable healthcare services for all under my Nguzo Kumi blueprint.
“All our healthcare facilities, including local dispensaries and priority cases of need, will receive these oxygen cylinders,” he added.
President William Ruto lauded development partners for their contribution in Kenya’s public health noting that collaboration with them has enabled Kenya defeat diseases such as Malaria, HIV/Aids and Tuberculosis.
He pointed out at the Global Fund for its engagements that have furthered the realization of the Universal Health Coverage.
In the past two decades, the President went on, the Fund has invested more than Sh225 Billion in Kenya.
“Our partnerships have been remarkable; they have facilitated high-impact strategic health programmes in the country.”
He was speaking at State House in Nairobi where he flagged off more than 20,000 medical oxygen cylinders to the 47 Counties