Waiguru launches Kiaumbui dispensary to enhance access to healthcare – Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has opened another new dispensary to boost provision of primary healthcare in rural areas in the County.

Kiaumbui dispensary brings relief to Njukiini ward residents who will now access affordable healthcare within close proximity.

It will serve about 4,300 beneficiaries who had to walk over 10 km to seek health services from Difathas and Murinduko Health Centers or Embu County Hospital.

The main beneficiaries include residents of Mwambao, Kathoge, Kiambui, Mbiri and Piai villages.

Kiambui becomes the 7th to be operationalized out of the 20 dispensaries the County Government is putting up.

While presiding over the dispensary’s opening ceremony, Governor Waiguru said the completion and operationalization of the facility mark a great milestone in her quest for improved primary healthcare provision in the county.

“We have been simultaneously undertaking the completion and equipping of around 20 dispensary projects and we have lined them up for opening before August,” the governor said.

She said residents will now access outpatient services, anti-natal and post-natal services, mother and child health care services, pharmacy and laboratory services among others at the new dispensary.

“They will also get an early diagnosis of ailments that may require further treatment and will

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