KMET Executive Director to head Kisumu County Health Services Delivery Committee

KMET’s Executive Director, Monica Oguttu has been appointed to head the Health Services and Health Delivery Systems task force committee in Kisumu County.

This is one of the six committees that were formed by the Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o to lay the ground for the work of the new County Executive Committee and other organs of the County Government, by setting priorities and work plans for short and medium terms.

Dr. Monica Oguttu, KMET Executive DirectorAddressing KMET staff on Monday, two days after the launch of the taskforce committees by the Governor, Monica confirmed that she was up to the enormous task that has been bestowed upon her and exuded confidence to deliver within the100 days stipulated.

Monica expressed gratitude to the KMET fraternity for their efforts in implementing various health and education programs the organization undertakes in the County, accrediting her appointment to exemplary work being done by KMET staff.

“On our priority list is to sort the disruption in provision of health services that has been caused by a protracted nurse’s strike that has now gone beyond 3 months,” Monica said. The task force meets every Thursday.

Other task force committees formed include Human Resources and Effectiveness, Environment and Infrastructure, Revenue Collection, Village Councils Task force, Pending Bills Task force committee.

Here is the Governor’s speech on Friday 8th September during the launch of the committees.