•Ruto sad he was committed to boost the health sector of Kenya
•The facility is managed through Hospital Holdings Investment (HHI).
President William Ruto is today presiding over the official opening of a level five AAR Hospital in Kiambu.
The 140-bed state-of-the-art facility which began its operations in 2021 was constructed at a cost of Sh3.5 billion through the support of various partners which include the World Bank Group, International Finance Corporation, International Fund for Health in Africa and Swedfund.
It has four operating theatres and boasts a 12-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
It also has a nine-bed High Dependency Unit (HDU) and a modern neonatal ICU.
The facility is managed through Hospital Holdings Investment (HHI).
Last year, Ruto sad he was committed to boost the health sector of Kenya
He proposed some health sector reform to streamline the operations of key health sector delivery agencies.
Ruto reiterated that his government's health plan is founded on fundamental reforms in how healthcare is financed and provided.
"We shall reform the National Health Insurance Fund to make it a social health insurance provider, improve procurement of medical supplies, deploy an integrated state-of-the-art health information system," Ruto said.
"Most importantly we shall provide adequate human resources at all levels. Contributions will be graduated and will now be based on income."