PARTNERSHIP-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT

Kwale steps up investor partnership efforts to promote healthcare

Governor Achani says she is working with domestic and foreign stakeholders to provide quality health services

In Summary
  • The project is being implemented by the county under Safe Surgical Aid programme
  • The medical camp was also conducted in Lunga-Lunga, Matuga, Msambweni and Kinango subcounties
Governro Fatuma Achani at Kwale Subcounty Hospital in Matuga on Monday, June 24, 2024.
TREATMENT: Governro Fatuma Achani at Kwale Subcounty Hospital in Matuga on Monday, June 24, 2024.
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Kwale government has stepped up efforts to attract investors in the health sector.

Governor Fatuma Achani said she is working with domestic and foreign stakeholders to provide quality health services.

She said the county is implementing policies and programmes that promote a partnership-friendly environment and investment infrastructure.

"We are dedicated to ensure service delivery not only through county-funded projects but also by inviting stakeholders and investors to participate in development initiatives," Achani said.

The governor spoke during a free eye medical camp sponsored by the Kuwait Embassy at the Kwale Hospital in Matuga sub-county.

The project is being implemented by the county under Safe Surgical Aid programme and seeks to provide treatment to the underprivileged.

The medical camp was also conducted in Lunga-Lunga, Matuga, Msambweni and Kinango sub-counties.

More than 200 patients benefited from the programme with a number undergoing eye surgeries at no cost.

Achani said the county has put affirmative measures to provide eye treatment.

Kwale government has also increased construction of modern health facilities. The county also boasts of improved maternity services, transforming lives of women and children.

Achani said a healthy county will be more productive.

Before devolution, many residents were suffering due to lack of access to healthcare services.

With the improved health services, the county has minimised infant mortality rates.

It has also employed skilled medical practitioners.

All the 20 wards are also enjoying free health services in the dispensaries.

"As a county, we don't owe Kemsa any money. We have cleared all debts to ensure constant supply of drugs," Achani said.

Governor Fatuma Achani at Kwale Subcounty Hospital in Matuga on Monday, June 24, 2024.
ENERGETIC; Governor Fatuma Achani at Kwale Subcounty Hospital in Matuga on Monday, June 24, 2024.
Image: SHABAN OMAR
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