Ministry committed to providing quality health care says Mailu
The Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) have been urged to consider working as a team so as to bring back quality services to the Kenyan citizens in their respective facilities across the country.
Speaking on Thursday in Eldoret town during the official opening of midwives scientific conference and inauguration of the midwives association of Kenya (MAK), the cabinet secretary for Health services Dr.Cleopah Mailu said his ministry is committed to providing quality services to all Kenyans across the country.
The CS noted that all institutions offering nursing courses should make sure that their trainings are of high standards to enable the nursing sector deliver quality services.
“Quality care leads to a quality life. We want to see zero maternal deaths in our hospitals since nursing is a central thing “said Dr. Mailu.
On his part, Uasin Gishu Governor H.E Jackson Mandago said the county will offer support to the midwives to attain necessary skills to aid attain zero mortality rates.
The Governor reiterated that his government will work with the national government in ensuring that level 4,5 hospitals are fully equipped.
They later visited Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) where the CS affirmed that the investment on level 4,5 referral hospitals by the national government is aimed towards allowing the counties better health services at the grass roots.
Dr.Mailu further urged medics to utilize available equipment in serving the public as well as nurturing partnership among the counties on matters health.