the Teaching and Referral Hospital has received Sh100 million in Eldoret town to expand its facilities.
The money will be spend on a Magnetic Resonance Imaging unit.
“It is a project fully funded by the government and it will go a long way to improve our services as a referral hospital,” said, John Kibosia the CEO
Kibosia accompanied by his deputy Wilson Arwasa and other senior staff commissioned the construction of the unit at the hospital yesterday.
The hospital outsource MRI services to private hospitals in the town.
Expansion of several other facilities at the hospital has been completed. The Sh 1billon cancer centre will be opened soon.
An additional Sh1 billion will be spent to equip the facility, which is now the second largest public cancer hospital in the country after Kenyatta National Hospital.
“We will be able to treat cancer patients better now,” Kibosia said.
“The centre’s construction has been supported by several partners, including the Manu Chandaria Foundation,” he said.
The 100-bed Shoe4Africa Foundation Children’s Hospital, will be ready in four weeks.
It will be the largest children’s hospital in East and Central Africa and has cost more than Sh1 billion donated by well-wishers.
Kibosia said the hospital will focus on training to improve services.