Uasin Gishu County has benefitted from a Kshs. 80 million grant for maternal Healthcare from the United States Agency for International Development (USaid).
Speaking during the launch of the grant, Uasin Gishu Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno said the project would go a long way in improving mother and child health care.
“We welcome this programme, we will continue working with all the stakeholders and development partners for the common good of serving the electorate,” said Chemno.
The Deputy County Boss gave the development partners an assurance of prudent use of the donor funds.
The project, which is being implemented by Ampath, aims to support the County Government in preventing maternal and newborn deaths by strengthening the capacity in health facilities.
Uasin Gishu County Health CEC Everlyne Rotich on her part said the county was ready to make the project a success for the benefit of residents.
The event was also attended by CEC’s Emily Kogos (ICT and Trade), Mrs. Mary Njogu (Environment),Julius Ruto (Finance) Esther Mutai (Cooperatives and Enterprises) and Ampath Chief of Party Prof. Sylvester Kimaiyo.