• The event was to encourage a blood donation drive by the staff, and a free Covid--19 vaccination.
• The celebration held at KNH also incorporated a campaign dubbed #AdoptABed
Kenyatta National Hospital on Monday observed the patients week with a celebration that brought together various stakeholders.
The event was characterised by acts of kindness.
The celebration held at KNH also incorporated a campaign dubbed #AdoptABed to give patients comfort when seeking treatment.
The event was to encourage blood donation, free Covid-19 vaccination, free blood sugar and blood pressure check-ups and champion the adopt a bed campaign.
Dr Judith Awinja, Director Nursing Services, MOH and Dr Edna Tallam, CEO, Nursing Council promised to support patients through joining the adopt-a-bed campaign.
"They have experienced first hand the impact good patient care can have on a patient's outcome," KNH tweeted.
KNH choir led the celebrations through praise and worship songs.
"God has truly blessed us and as we look forward to marking the International Day of the sick this week, we plan to give back to our patients through various charity initiatives," KNH stated.
KNH committed itself to serve patients diligently and ensuring their safety throughout the medication period.
"Staff remembering patients through charity is going beyond what we are paid to do, it's renewing our call to serve," Clinical Service Dr Irene Inwani said.