[PHOTOS] Uhuru presides over opening of KU Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital

In Summary

• "To those who work here, God give you good health, strength and love to serve diligently all those Kenyans and citizens from other parts of this continent who come,"Uhuru said.

•Uhuru toured the facility and laid a foundation stone at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre.

President Uhuru Kenyatta lays a foundation stone at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre at Kenyatta University Teaching,Referral and Research Hospital on September 10, 2020.
President Uhuru Kenyatta lays a foundation stone at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre at Kenyatta University Teaching,Referral and Research Hospital on September 10, 2020.
Image: FREDERICK OMONDI

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday presided over the launch of the Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital.

The 650-bed capacity national referral hospital is well equipped to offer services in oncology, trauma and orthopedics among other specialised areas.

Uhuru lauded board chairperson Prof Olive Mugenda for her commitment to making the vision for the hospital a reality.

 

"To those who work here, God give you good health, strength and love to serve diligently all those Kenyans and citizens from other parts of this continent who come," he said.

Uhuru toured the facility and laid a foundation stone at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre.

President Uhuru Kenyatta thanks construction workers after laying the foundation stone at KUTRRH on September 10, 2020 .
President Uhuru Kenyatta thanks construction workers after laying the foundation stone at KUTRRH on September 10, 2020 .
Image: FREDERICK OMONDI

The President said as a nation and the rest of the world grapples with pandemic, it is gratifying to note that Kenya’s health sector continues to make tremendous progress.

"I wish to thank the Governor of Kiambu for signing a collaboration agreement between Gatundu Hospital and Kenyatta University...I want to encourage other governors to also consider partnering with level six hospitals," he said.

President Uhuru Kenyatta lays a foundation stone at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre at Kenyatta University Teaching,Referral and Research Hospital on September 10, 2020.
President Uhuru Kenyatta lays a foundation stone at the Integrated Molecular Imaging Centre at Kenyatta University Teaching,Referral and Research Hospital on September 10, 2020.
President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opens Kenyatta University Teaching,Referral and Research Hospital on September 10, 2020.
President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opens Kenyatta University Teaching,Referral and Research Hospital on September 10, 2020.
President Uhuru Kenyatta.
President Uhuru Kenyatta.