Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana has shocked many when he announced where he attends for treatment whenever he gets ill.
The most admired governor has revealed that he always seeks treatment at local public hospitals within the county.
“I go to hospitals here, when I fall sick I go to the level hour hospital,” Kibwana said while speaking during the Health Workers Excellence Award in the county held at Kwakathoka, Makueni Count on Friday.
The ceremony was made to honor medical staff in Makueni who had performed well in the implementation of programs in their departments.
Kibwana, unlike many high profile politicians in the country who seek medication outside the country narrated how he at one point underwent a successful slight operation at the Makueni level 4 hospital.
Lauding the public hospitals, the governor noted that improved health services in public health facilities in the county has made many people trust the facilities.
He also added that most of the Makueni county staff also seek treatment at the public health facilities.
“Many of our staff also go to our public hospitals here in Makueni despite having enrolled in various medical schemes.” the governor added
Prof mentioned that the implementation of the universal health care has improved health system in the county benefiting the locals.
He also urged Makueni residents to register wit both the county universal health care and NHIF so as to get cheap and quality health services whenever they fall ill.