Turkana county CEC for health and sanitation Hon. Jane Ajele has today flagged off medical supplies worth more than ksh 22 million to the sub counties from the LCRH. The order is part of medical supplies order worth 92 million that will last for six months.
The medical supplies delivered by the Kenya medical supplies agencies (KEMSA) as part of the 2018/2019 back order is expected to sustain the county supplies for up to six months
During the flagging off, CEC Ajele reitarated the commitment of the county ministry of health towards availing the best pharmacy services to the population seeking for health services anywhere across the Turkana county.
The event was also attended by the director medical supplies Dr Epem and the entire county and sub county officers in charge of medical supplies
Hon. Ajele used the opportunity to commend USAID funded Afya Ugavi for strengthening the capacity of the medical supplies unit by routinely organizing quarterly data review exercises for the last two years
She also confirmed that the county had earlier on signed an MoU with KEMSA to show commitment towards supporting delivery of UHC by consistent supply of drugs
Director medical supplies concentrated on efforts to initiate commodity security and accountability. He pointed out that his department has directed all health facility committees and in charges to minute all drug deliveries and maintain up to status stock cards.
The consignment was flagged off to Turkana North, kibish, west, South, East and loima sub counties after thorough inspection by the county acceptance committee