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Governors’ report reveals details of expensive equipment lying idle in hospitals

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto are shown medical equipment by Radiographer Daniel Simiyu during the Commissioning of the equipments at Hola referral hospital in Tana River County.This was on 02/09/2016.PTOTO BY PSCU
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2001238107/state-of-sh38b-health-machines-and-why-governors-aren-t-smiling

Source: The Standard

By Kagundu Njiru
Sun, April 30th 2017
The pomp at the launch of the Sh38 billion project to equip county hospitals with modern equipment is preserved in framed photos in the offices of many governors. But nearly a year after the smiles and the promise of better health services in the counties, the same governors have released shocking details of how the expensive machines are lying idle in hospitals. The big issue for the counties is that the project was rammed down the governors’ throats, without considering the special circumstances of different county governments.
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