Governor Nanok proud after 1st ceasarian delivery in Turkana

Pleased Governor Jophat Nanok has taken to twitter to congratulate a team of specialists led by Dr Ekiru Kidalio for peforming the first ceasarian delivery in Lorugum Sub County Hospital,Loima.

He added that the achievement was a result of investment to make specialized Healthcare accesible to Turkana residents in line with attainment of Universal Health Care.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), UHC is aimed at ensuring everybody gets medicare without suffering financial hardships – healthcare and financial protection.

For the UHC plan to be successful, the WHO has identified six key components of a well-functioning health system.

These are leadership and governance, health financing, human resources for health, health information systems, essential medical products and technologies, and service delivery.

Ouma Oluga the secretary General of the Kenya Medical Practitioners & dentist Union a while back at the iniciation of UHC noted that hospitals must be fully equipped and more professionals hired. It was not the case and is one of the reasons why Kenya signed a healthcare agreement with Cuba.

The ceasarian is a great achievement to the county where women never even prefered giving birth in hospital untill the government started to intervene.

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