The County Government of Uasin Gishu, Department of Health Services on Friday held a consultative meeting with the County Health Management Team to review the implementation status of primary care networks to assess the progress made in providing essential healthcare services to the residents of Uasin Gishu County.

Speaking during the meeting, the County Executive Committee Member for Health Services Dr Abraham Mr Serem noted that the consultative meeting served as a platform for the County health management team to discuss challenges, successes, and plans for the primary care network implementation.

“Let us speed up the registration of households and the gazettement of the primary care networks so that our people get quality and timely services within their reach,” said Dr Serem.

By prioritizing the health and well-being of county residents, the coordinators presented an overview of the registered population and household statistics in various sub-counties. The data revealed that Uasin Gishu County has successfully registered over 200,498 individuals and 66,741 households as part of the primary care networks initiative.

Ainabkoi Sub-county has registered a population of 23,054 residents and 8,396 households, Kapseret sub-county has registered a population of 33,004 and 11,389 households, Kesses sub-county registered a population of 57,557 people and 21,690 households, while Moiben sub-county registered 19,221 residents and 6,159 households.

These statistics indicate efforts made by the County Government of Uasin Gishu to ensure that primary healthcare services are accessible to a large portion of the population.

Chief Officer for Promotive and Preventive Health, Dr Paul Wangwe, noted that by registering and mapping out households and individuals, the County can better target and deliver healthcare interventions to those in need.

Present were Directors Dr Evans Kiprotich(Health) and Dr Sarah Kipkulei (Planning and Administration Health).