The embassy of Hungary on 15th February officially handed over a donation of medical equipment worth Ksh. 7.million to Kericho County Referral Hospital.
The Hungarian ambassador to Kenya H.E Zsolt Meszaros together with the Head of Trade and Development, Zsofia Antal, handed over the equipment comprising of 2 Patient Monitors, 2 Infant Incubators, 9 new stand hospital beds of Slovenian origin, 1 Hemotology Analyzer and 2 trolleys to Kericho Governor, H.E Prof.Paul Chepkwony and CECM in charge of Health Services, Hon.Dr.Shadrack Mutai.
In his address, Governor Chepkwony thanked the Hungarian government for the donation and called for more collaboration and partnership between Kericho and Hungary especially in the fields of research and technology.
Ambassador Meszaros said Hungary will in the near future partner with Kericho County in undertaking training exchange programmes for healthcare personnel.
Present during the ceremony included, Director General, Ministry of Health, Dr. Patrick Amoth, Kericho County Commissioner, Kamau Karugu, Health Services Chief Officer, Dr. David Ekwam and Members of the County Assembly of Kericho.