Medics warned against illegal sale of drugs
07 February 2014, 13:11
Nandi - Medical personnel in Nandi have been cautioned against illegal sale of drugs.
The county's deputy governor Dominic Kibiwott said the medics need to be guided by professional ethics and desist from such practice which he said will not be tolerated.
Speaking during the disbursement of KES 37 million drugs supplies from KEMSA, Kibiwott said shortage of drugs will be a thing of the past since supply will now be made a month before the existing stock is exhausted.
He said the drugs will be supplied to all public health centers and hospital in the region and encouraged health workers to serve with commitment.
"These drugs will be supplied to Kapsabet, Tinderet, Mosoriot, Kaptumo and Chepteruoi hospitals among other health institutions in the county so as healp our people access them with ease," he noted.
The deputy governor further said that the county government has upped efforts towards the treatment of cancer, diabetes and other diseases which have for a long time interfered with the livelihoods of residents.
"As a government, we have intensified efforts of treatment of diseases such as cancer and diabetes which have for for along time affected our people," said Kibiwott, adding " Our peoples' health is important for the development of this county,".
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