Uhuru Kenyatta launch Cancer treatment center at KNH

President Uhuru Kenyatta launched a cancer treatment center at the Kenyatta National Hospital.

The newly launched center will see treatment of cancer patients at the hospital on a daily basis go up by 70 from the current 120 to 190.

Waiting time for patients will also be reduced from three months to one month.

The President launched newly installed cancer treatment machines including a Bhabhatron II cancer therapy machine and a digital radiotherapy simulator.

He also launched a state of the art Linear Accelerator cancer treatment machine worth Sh300 million.

He said the Government has transformed the health sector through the Managed Equipment Services which has improved access to specialized care in public hospitals

The expansion of NHIF is also another measure the government is using to transform the health sector.

The Head of State urged nurses in county hospitals to go back to work.

He said public servants should know that they work for the public and should not disrupt services that benefit citizens.

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