Nairobi County Assembly has called on County Chief officer for Health Geoffrey Mosiria over sanitation lapses and negligence at Mama Lucy Hospital.
According to report laid today before the House show pathetic state of Mama Lucy Hospital facility.
Majority leader Peter Imwatok called out Mosiria for neglecting his duties as he engages in PR exercise in the county.
“This tourist chief officer should be told to stop and get to work…he is busy today he is Kisii the next day in Mombasa over the weekends is issuing bursaries.” Imwatok said.
The damning report was laid by Health Committee Chairman Maurice Ochieng.
The facility has been on the spotlight as probes intensified over ‘careless’ deaths at the facility.
in May senate health committee’s investigation revealed a series of failures in the treatment and management of one of the patients who passed on at the facility.
Maureen Anyango, a young woman lost her life due to medical negligence.
The report also called for a thorough investigation into Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital and recommended reforms to strengthen the healthcare system.
In January 2023 Nairobi City County Health Reforms Taskforce report recommended the equipping of the level four hospital alongside other facilities.
Nairobi has a total of 803 health facilities, out of which 119 are government, 559(private) and 145(NGO –owned).
Government-owned Level Two facilities are 58, Level 3(45), Level 4(13) and Level 5(3).
A Level 2 health facility is referred to as a dispensary and is run by clinical officers offering outpatient, VCT, Tuberculosis, Laboratory Antenatal and postnatal services, curative treatment and issuance of referral letters to other facilities.