Uasin Gishu County department of health services has launched the social audit report on service delivery.
The report contacted by the Transparency International Kenya (TI) aimed at seeing the possible ways which the sector can better its services to the public.
The report done on 24th-27th August, sampled a total of 38 facilities, 26 being dispensaries, 9 health centres and 2 sub county hospitals.
According to the county executive responsible for health services Margaret Chepkwony, the report is crucial as it will guide the sector in deliberating major issues captured in the report’s findings.
“The report will also provide the county with the clients’ feedback on experiences on the services provided”said Mrs Chepkwony
Chepkwony reiterated her department’s commitment to working further on the improvement of the areas captured as not meeting citizens’ expectations.
The reports findings on the management of the sector found Uasin Gishu’s health sector as the most managed compared to other health sectors in other counties.
On his part Transparency International Kenya executive director Mr Samuel Kimeu said they have made request on the recommendations to the county government to see that the report’s findings are fully implemented.
“The impact of service delivery needs to be felt.All set resources should be appropriated well for a bold progress to be attained”added Kimeu.
The social audit is a stakeholders assessment carried out by the public on the quality of services they get.
Mrs Chepkwony and Mr Kimeu were speaking on Thursday in Sirikwa hotel during the launch and handing over of the county’s department of health social audit report on service delivery.