Reprieve for expectant mothers as Wajir’s Eldas Hospital gets theatre equipment

Some of the equipment at the Eldas Hospital theatre in Wajir County on December 22, 2016. The equipment will mainly help in performing caesarean section operations. PHOTO | BRUHAN MAKONG | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Governor Ahmed Abdullahi said the hospital will now play a major role in improving healthcare services in the county.
  • Wajir County had been rated among the counties with high mortality rates after Mandera.
  • Mr Maalim added that the theatre is ready for use and it is set to begin its operations in January 2017.

The Wajir County government has completed equipping a theatre at Eldas Hospital. Other operational theatres are in Habaswein and Bute hospitals.

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