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Materrnal Health Dominates women’s Day Celebration Held at pumwani Hospital

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As  Kenyans joined the rest of the world in marking world international women’s’ day , Nairobi city county first lady  Primose Mbuvi  led the celebrations at Pumwani Maternity Hospital where  maternal health was discussed at  large.

According to the first lady, free maternal health has impacted greatly in saving the lives of mothers during and after delivery with Pumwani  leading in successful deliveries country wide.

She says the county government  has pumped 23%  of its budget in health docket   and more investments are  being done  on community health centers to help mothers who travels long distance to deliver in Pumwani.

‘’The child mortality rate has gone down and we have managed to prevent mother to child transfusion of HIV/AIDS, we have done all these to ensure  mothers and sisters who deliver in Pumwani are safe,’’

Meanwhile the hospital administrator  Geofrey Mosiria on the hand noted that the facility has made tremendous improvement  since the famous impromptu visit by governor  Sonko and that they are delivering  80-90 new born a day.

‘’According to our statistics our records have really grown  a major indicator  that the public is gaining confidence in Pumwani, in  a months’  time our governor  will also officially launch out-patient program at this facility.’’ Mosiria noted.

He further urged the county government to  employ more  medical officers in Pumwani saying the current  medics works 24 hours in  shift .

The celebrations were also graced by  Beth Mugo Cancer  Foundation ,Beyond Zero and Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists’ Union officials led by Dr. Ouma Oluga and Thruanira Kaugiria who is the KMPDU Nairobi branch secretary.

This years theme is Balance for Better.

 

 

 

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