- He further demanded an explanation on the reasons for the closure of the Nyamarambe Health Centre,
- He said the government needs to explain measures put in place to ensure the affected residents of the Nyamarambe are accessing medical services.
Senators have launched an investigation into the state of Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.
The Standing Committee on Health will conduct the investigations after Kisii Senator Richard Onyonka sought a statement on the status of the health facility.
Onyonka inquired whether a system has been put in place to monitor and control how medicine is distributed to health facilities in Kisii county, and if not, when it will be implemented, indicating the timeframes.
He stated that the government should table a detailed report on the operational ability of medical equipment in use, the availability of drugs, and the capacity of essential hospital facilities, giving reasons for any observed deficiencies.
He further demanded an explanation on the reasons for the closure of the Nyamarambe Health Centre,
"The hospital serves many residents of South Mugirango Constituency. I would also like them to indicate whether this hospital has been opened or not, "Onyonka said.
Onyonka further wants the committee to establish the revenue the hospital has collected since September 2021, stating the specific accounts where these funds were deposited.
“I would like the Committee to Table a report on all the health facilities in Kisii County, stating the number of doctors, clinical officers and nurses that are providing their services to these facilities with an audit report on the titles and their professional qualifications," Senator Onyonka said.
He said the government needs to explain measures put in place to ensure the affected residents of the Nyamarambe are accessing medical services.