Leadership of the county MoH led by CEC Hon. Jane Ajele and the CCO Dr. Roberts Abok received a delegation of officials from Aga Khan University Hospital at the health headquarters in Lodwar this morning to explore the possibility on partnership on various areas of mutual interest
Aga Khan University hospital team was lead by the head of outreach Mr Jamal and his assistant Mr. Mburu.
Aga Khan delegation expressed interest of establishing a specialised inpatient and outpatient medical facility within Lodwar town for to offer teleradiology and specialist medical consultancy services in the near future
The delegation further hinted at the possibility of providing support towards accelerating realization of full UHC status in Turkana county
CEC Hon Ajele expressed her gratitude towards the visit and guaranteed support of the county towards the good plans of the Aga Khan University hospital
CCO Dr. Roberts Abok added that retention of specialist medical providers in the county of Turkana and Kenya as a whole has been a challenge. He commended Aga Khan for establishing measures to reduce the brain drain by offering the medics an opportunity to serve in their facilities
The meeting was also attended by the county director for medical services Dr. Gilchrist Lokoel and the Ag director policy, planning,monitoring and evaluation Sarah Lokaala