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Kiambu hospitals given PPEs in corona fight

Medics given psychosocial and case management training

In Summary

• Targeted beneficiary Tigoni Level 4 Hospital was the venue of latest donation

Kiambu Governor James Njoro, Covid-19 Emergency Response chairperson Jane Karuku, and KAM CEO Phyllis Wakiaga
Kiambu Governor James Njoro, Covid-19 Emergency Response chairperson Jane Karuku, and KAM CEO Phyllis Wakiaga
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The Kenya Covid-19 Fund Board and Equity Group Foundation last week embarked on the distribution of locally manufactured PPEs to public hospitals for use by healthcare workers dealing with Covid-19 patients.

Tigoni Level 4 Hospital in Kiambu County, which is among identified 68 public hospitals, received disposable gowns, surgical masks, N95 respirator masks, nitrile gloves, head/hair covers, shoe covers and gumboots.

Speaking during the event, Covid-19 Fund Board Health Committee chair James Mwangi said, "Various medical professional associations have teamed up to facilitate psychosocial and case management training for over 50,000 health care workers dealing with Covid-19."

Njoro and Covid-19 Emergency Response chairperson Jane Karuku
Njoro and Covid-19 Emergency Response chairperson Jane Karuku
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Dr Agnes Karita, Dr Margaret Mwangi and Equity Group MD and CEO James Mwangi
Dr Agnes Karita, Dr Margaret Mwangi and Equity Group MD and CEO James Mwangi
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Devki Group chairman Raval Guru, Karuku and Njoro share a motivation clip with the doctors
Devki Group chairman Raval Guru, Karuku and Njoro share a motivation clip with the doctors
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National chairman of Kenya Society of Anaesthesiologists Dr Loius Litswa
National chairman of Kenya Society of Anaesthesiologists Dr Loius Litswa
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Doctors Marion Wanjiku, Dorcas Mbugua and Margaret Mwangi
Doctors Marion Wanjiku, Dorcas Mbugua and Margaret Mwangi
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Guru gives a clap
Guru gives a clap
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