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Shame of multibillion-shilling medical equipment lying idle in counties

What you need to know:

  • The equipment remain unused or under-used because of shortage of specialists to operate them.
  • In Tana River, most of the Sh400 million leased medical equipment is yet to be put to use more than three years after it was procured.

It was meant to be an ambitious upgrade project of the country’s health system, where facilities would be supplied with the latest medical equipment.  

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