Nakuru, 08 June, 2023 / 9:25 pm (ACI Africa).
The realization of the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Diocese of Nakuru in Kenya is a manifestation of collaboration that the Catholic Church has continued to spearhead in Baringo County, the Deputy Governor (DG) of the Kenyan County has said.
Felix Maiyo who was speaking on Tuesday, June 6 during the official launch of the health facility that members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans/CSSp.) at St. Luke’s Catholic Parish constructed in partnership with the Companions of the Order of Malta – Kenya described the initiative as “a beacon of hope” for the people of God in East Pokot.
“It embodies the spirit of collaboration, innovation, and compassion,” Mr. Maiyo said about the facility that has progressed from a medical program to a well-equipped health facility with professional staff, who offer outpatient services, mobile outreaches, ambulance services and laboratory testing.
He lauded the collaboration between the Spiritans and the Companions of the order of Malta for facilitating the realization of the health facility, which he described as “a beacon of hope for all those in need of medical care, a place where healing, comfort, and support will be provided to our community."
"Lives will be saved, ailments will be cured, and families will find solace during challenging times within this facility here," the DG of Baringo County said, adding that the facility that will provide maternity and maternal child care services thanks to the new theatre “will indeed be a sanctuary of health and well-being."