𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗥𝘂𝘁𝗼 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝘁 𝗞𝗠𝗧𝗖 𝗜𝗸𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗶 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗽𝘂𝘀
Kakamega , Kenya - February 2, 2024 - President William Ruto visited the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Ikolomani campus in Kakamega County, emphasizing his administration's commitment to continuous investment in the facility to enhance Universal Health Coverage in the larger Kakamega County.
Accompanied by Health CS Nakhumicha Wafula, National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula, Kakamega Governor Hon. Fernandes Barasa, PS Public Health and Professional Standards Mary Muthoni and other dignitaries the President pledged through the Ministry of Health to equip the college with state-of-the-art facilities to train future healthcare providers, including clinicians, radiographers, and physiotherapists.
Highlighting the government's investment in national healthcare systems to improve access to medical services, President Ruto praised CS Nakhumicha for her collaboration with Members of Parliament, including host legislator Bernard Shinali, in passing health bills crucial for bolstering healthcare as part of the Bottom-Up Transformation Agenda (BETA).
During a prior tour of the facility, CS Nakhumicha, a Pharmacy alumna of KMTC, emphasized the institution's role in increasing training opportunities for competent health professionals through partnerships with lawmakers nationwide. She expressed optimism that KMTC would positively impact the area's socioeconomic landscape and urged residents to seize investment opportunities provided by the presence of the college in the region.