Month: May 2015

29 May
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Free School Uniforms for Ngeiya Pri. School – Mai Mahiu

NAKURU, Kenya 28th May 2015 – More than 1800 pupils from Ngeiya Primary School in Mai-Mahiu yesterday received free school uniforms donated by the Nakuru County Governor Kinuthia Mbugua.

Speaking during the ceremony at the school grounds, Mbugua said the initiative was among those taken by his government to ensure pupils attend school in order to improve education standards.

“I have noted that previous schools that have benefited from this initiative have had tremendous improvement in academics. It is on this note that I want to ensure every school goer in this county benefit, ” he said.

The governor donated over 2000 pieces of uniforms the pupils and called on other well wishers to hold hands and invest in such and many more programs that enables children achieve their dreams.

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29 May
By: nakurucounty 0 0

Expansion of Trauma Centers in Nakuru & Naivasha to be Fast-Tracked

By Jackie Ruto

NAKURU, Kenya 29th May 2015 – The County Government of Nakuru will hasten the expansion of trauma centers in Naivasha sub-county hospital and the Nakuru Provincial General Hospital to accommodate the growing number of trauma counselling cases.

Speaking when he toured the Naivasha Sub-County Hospital, Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua said that the trauma center in the hospital is overcrowded with two patients sharing a bed resulting from the big number of people who are referred there from as far as Laikipia County.

‘All accident victims in the region and even neighboring counties are normally referred here which has contributed to the large number of patients in this center. The construction of a trauma center in PGH Nakuru, will decongest this center and accommodate the increasing number of trauma patients.’ he said.

On the cholera outbreak, the governor assured the county residents that the government has managed and contained the disease through strategies that have been effective.

He said residents from the affected areas as well as prone areas have been given preventive medicines as well as water treatment tablets.

‘We have also carried out civic education on how to avoid cholera spread through basic hygiene because the outbreak was caused mainly by consumption and use of contaminated water and food. Residents have responded well,’ he added.

Mbugua also visited the new cholera ward in the hospital where one family of four are still under treatment for cholera.

He said the family members are in stable condition and that they were the last out of the seven reported cholera patients in Naivasha.

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