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M-Pesa Foundation, KMPDU partner to distribute PPEs

They include surgical masks, N95 masks, hand sanitisers, gowns, hazmat suits and face shields

In Summary

• Healthcare workers in seven counties will receive the PPEs

M-Pesa Foundation trustee John Ohaga, KMPDU national chairman Dr Oroko Obegi and secretary general Dr Chibanzi Mwachonda hold up a dummy cheque
M-Pesa Foundation trustee John Ohaga, KMPDU national chairman Dr Oroko Obegi and secretary general Dr Chibanzi Mwachonda hold up a dummy cheque
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More than 3,000 healthcare workers will receive personal protective equipment (PPEs) courtesy of the M-Pesa Foundation.

The foundation will work with local manufacturers to procure the PPEs and distribute them at an estimated cost of Sh20 million. This in conjunction with the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union.

Healthcare workers in seven counties will receive the PPEs, which include surgical masks, N95 masks, hand sanitisers, gowns, hazmat suits and face shields.   

 

The function took place at Mbagathi County Hospital and was presided over by hospital CEO Dr Loise Mutai and chairman George Osewe. 

Mbagathi County Hospital CEO Dr Loise Mutai and chairman George Osewe
Mbagathi County Hospital CEO Dr Loise Mutai and chairman George Osewe
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Nairobi KMPDU chairman Deogracious Maero
Nairobi KMPDU chairman Deogracious Maero
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NMS pharmacist in charge Dr Kibe Victor
NMS pharmacist in charge Dr Kibe Victor
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Mbagathi Hospital nursing services manager Caroline Soi, Penda Health global director Salome Mwaura and external affairs manager Maureen Muthinzi
Mbagathi Hospital nursing services manager Caroline Soi, Penda Health global director Salome Mwaura and external affairs manager Maureen Muthinzi
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Infectious diseases specialist Dr Mary Beth Maritin, KMPDU official Dr Wendy Kimbui and medical officer isolation Dr Michelle Musonga
Infectious diseases specialist Dr Mary Beth Maritin, KMPDU official Dr Wendy Kimbui and medical officer isolation Dr Michelle Musonga
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M-Pesa Foundation representatives Antony Otieno, David Mwaniki, Ida Juma and Henry Kilonzo
M-Pesa Foundation representatives Antony Otieno, David Mwaniki, Ida Juma and Henry Kilonzo
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