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[PHOTOS] KNH observes patients week in special event

The celebration held at KNH also incorporated a campaign dubbed #AdoptABed.

In Summary

• 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

Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Image: Kenyatta National Hospital

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.

Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Image: Kenyatta National Hospital

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.

Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Image: Kenyatta National Hospital

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.

Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Image: Kenyatta National Hospital

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 Choir singing at the event.
KNH Choir singing at the event.
Image: Kenyatta National Hospital

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.

Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Celebrating patients by observing the day of sick event.
Image: Kenyatta National Hospital

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