In Summary
  • The DP added that the government’s plan to have universal healthcare in Kenya would only succeed if there were enough workers.

  • He spoke Thursday during the 85th Kenya Medical Training College graduation ceremony in Nairobi.

  • Mr Ruto also pledged the government’s commitment to helping elderly people.

The government will spend Sh15 billion on the expansion of medical training colleges to meet the country’s demand for skilled health staff, Deputy President William Ruto has said.

Mr Ruto said the money, which had already been approved, would go towards the expansion of laboratories and the construction of hostels.

He said the development of a nation depends on the health and well-being of its people.

The DP added that the government’s plan to have universal healthcare in Kenya would only succeed if there were enough workers to implement the programme.

KMTC GRADUATION

He spoke Thursday during the 85th Kenya Medical Training College graduation ceremony in Nairobi.

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