First Lady Launches Mama Rachel Ruto Maternity Hospital

By Muthoni Maina

In a momentous ceremony, the First Lady, Mama Rachel Ruto, marked the official opening of the Mama Rachel Ruto Maternity Hospital yesterday in Eldoret.

The establishment of this specialized maternity facility heralds a new era in maternal healthcare in Uasin Gishu County and beyond.

With a proud capacity of 70 beds and equipped with cutting-edge medical technology, the hospital is poised to become a beacon of safety and well-being for mothers and their newborns.

The establishment of the Mama Rachel Ruto Maternity Hospital represents a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to improve overall healthcare outcomes as she acknowledged the importance of women health care in the Hon. William Ruto’s Government.

“The achievement of universal healthcare as envisioned in the Bottom Up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA) calls for partnerships with private sector players, development agencies and government institutions,” Mama Rachel Ruto said

The hospital’s state-of-the-art facilities and specialized services are poised to make a tangible difference in the lives of countless families making it equipped to handle a wide range of maternal and infant healthcare needs with the utmost professionalism and compassion.

Through partnerships with local organizations and government agencies, the hospital aims to promote maternal health awareness and provide vital resources to expectant mothers and their families.

The inauguration of the Mama Rachel Ruto Maternity Hospital represents a significant step forward in the ongoing efforts to improve healthcare access and outcomes for mothers and children.

As it begins its journey of service to the community, the hospital stands as a testament to the power of collaboration, innovation, and compassion in advancing the cause of maternal health.

The opening of this specialized facility marks not only a milestone in the healthcare landscape of Uasin Gishu County but also a beacon of hope for expectant mothers across the region.

With its dedication to excellence and commitment to maternal well-being, the Mama Rachel Ruto Maternity Hospital is poised to make a lasting and positive impact on the lives of countless families for generations to come.

” I also witnessed the launch of a drone-powered diagnostic service that will collect medical samples from 117 public health facilities across Uasin Gishu County, analyse them at a central facility, and then electronically relay the results back, “Mama Rachel Ruto said in a statement.

“Technology enhances healthcare access, particularly for patients in remote areas, by cutting down on travel time and guaranteeing prompt diagnosis,” the First Lady added.

She thanked the County Government of Uasin Gishu for its commitment to better health care which will serve as a benchmark to other counties.