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Equity, Covid-19 Fund donate PPEs to Mathari

Medics thanked for 'purely voluntary' effort at the hospital

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Frontline workers protected in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic 

Donations by Kenya Covid-19 Fund and Equity Foundation Group
Donations by Kenya Covid-19 Fund and Equity Foundation Group
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The Kenya Covid-19 Fund in conjunction with Equity Foundation Group handed over Personal Protective Equipment to Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital on Wednesday.

The PPEs are an important measure of infection prevention and control for the frontline workers during the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. The PPEs will be distributed to 68 hospitals across the counties.

The event was presided over by Equity Group chairman Isaac Macharia. In attendance were Equity Group chairman Isaac Macharia and Kenya Covid-19 Fund Board chairperson Jane Karuku.

Jane said all the effort frontline workers have made to help in fighting the coronavirus pandemic was purely voluntary and they are grateful for that.

Joseph Jumba, Jane Karuku and James Macharia
Joseph Jumba, Jane Karuku and James Macharia
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Psychiatrist Karen Nyawira wears a full PPE kit
Psychiatrist Karen Nyawira wears a full PPE kit
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Nurse Evergelyn Njiiru
Nurse Evergelyn Njiiru
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Loise Nyambura wears Level 1 PPE kit
Loise Nyambura wears Level 1 PPE kit
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Pacifica Onyanja gives a votes of thanks
Pacifica Onyanja gives a votes of thanks
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