The new Othaya Level Six Teaching and Referral Hospital will benefit the entire Mt Kenya regions,Health CS Hon Sicily Kariuki said during the assessment of the work progress at the facility.
The hospital which started operating six weeks ago will decongest Nyeri Referral Hospital and benefit patients from other neighbouring counties.
The CS applauded the progress that had been made at the hospital urging the hospital staff to optimize their services provision to the citizens.
Governor Kahiga Mutahi urged citizens of Nyeri and those from surrounding counties to take full advantage of the referral hospital as it is a huge investment from the National Government in alignment with its Big 4 Agenda.
The Governor assured Nyeri residents that County Government of Nyeri would work closely with the Ministry of Health to ensure that both UHC program and HPV roll-out are successful.
Also in attendance were Health CEC Rachel Kariuki, CO Newton Wambugu, MP Hon Gichuki Mugambi,Majority Leader Hon James Kanyugo Othaya among others.