County plans to build 300-bed hospital
Planning stage"The project is in the planning stage, with initial approval by the World Bank already done,” he said. The launch of a maternity unit at Obekai comes as a relief for residents of Kaliwa and Okatekok in Teso South, who have had to transport expectant women more than 15km to seek maternity services. Jackline Amachulang', the nursing officer in charge of Obekai, sought more medical staff to enable the health centre operate round the clock. “We hope the county will post more nurses to provide maternity services 24 hours,” she said. She said most health facilities closed in the evening. Deputy governor Moses Mulomi, who is also the County Executive for Health, said more maternity wings would be established in local dispensaries.
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