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Nakuru county hires more health workers

By Susan Njire

Hardly a month after Nakuru county hires 295 health workes, the developed unit has recruited 198 more medics including specialist doctors.
The new health workers recruited under the universal health coverage programme, include registered nurses, specialist doctors, paramedics, physiotherapist, radiographers, clinical officers and public health officers among others.

According to the County Health executive Dr. Gichuki Kariuki, the new health workers will boost health care services, by bridging the recommended doctor-patient ratio
Apart from boosting the fight against Covid-19 the medics will improve service delivery in newly established health facilities across the region. They will be deployed to all the Sub-counties in the region
This means Nakuru has recruited a total of 500 health workers in a period of two months. The medics will undergo induction course for four days.

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