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President Ruto Champions Healthcare Investment at KMTC Ikolomani Campus

Kakamega , Kenya - February 2, 2024 - President William Ruto visited the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Ikolomani campus in Kakamega County, emphasizing his administration's commitment to continuous investment in the facility to enhance Universal Health Coverage in the larger Kakamega County.

ย Accompanied by Health CS Nakhumicha Wafula, National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula, Kakamega Governor Hon. Fernandes Barasa, PS Public Health and Professional Standards Mary Muthoni and other dignitaries the President pledged through the Ministry of Health to equip the college with state-of-the-art facilities to train future healthcare providers, including clinicians, radiographers, and physiotherapists.

Highlighting the government's investment in national healthcare systems to improve access to medical services, President Ruto praised CS Nakhumicha for her collaboration with Members of Parliament, including host legislator Bernard Shinali, in passing health bills crucial for bolstering healthcare as part of the Bottom-Up Transformation Agenda (BETA).

During a prior tour of the facility, CS Nakhumicha, a Pharmacy alumna of KMTC, emphasized the institution's role in increasing training opportunities for competent health professionals through partnerships with lawmakers nationwide. She expressed optimism that KMTC would positively impact the area's socioeconomic landscape and urged residents to seize investment opportunities provided by the presence of the college in the region.