West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo was on Tuesday given a service award by Saving Mothers, a non-profit organization in United States of America(USA).
Governor Lonyangapuo was recognised for his extra ordinary service, leadership and devotion to women health and for improving the access to health services.
According to the organisation, the county has made huge strides in strengthening maternal health outcomes.
The ceremony which also marked the organisation’s 10th anniversary, was held at the 3 West Club in New York City.
Saving Mothers focuses on eradicating preventable maternal deaths and birth-related complications in low-resource settings worldwide.
The US based organisation has partnered with West Pokot County to ensure no woman dies giving life.