The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has renamed a city hospital after the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.
NMS Director-General Mohammed Badi renamed Mathare-Korogocho Level V Hospital as Mama Margaret Kenyatta Hospital.
The ongoing renovation in the facility is expected to end in the near future, said General Badi.
“The hospital’s upgrade had stalled for years but will now open its doors to the public in a week’s time awaiting commissioning,” Badi noted.
The health facility is located in Mathare, Eastland areas of Nairobi. It will serve more than 2.1 million people.
It is known for offering mental services in the country.
However, it will also offer specialised treatments and check-ups including in-patient wards, a 24-hour pharmacy, kidney dialysis centre, an intensive care unit, burns unit, and theatres.
Mama Margaret Kenyatta Hospital is also expected to ease congestion in other Nairobi hospitals such as Mama Lucy Hospital and Kenyatta National Hospital.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.