Residents within Bungoma County and its environs will no longer have to make long trips to Eldoret and Nairobi for high end surgeries.
This is after Life care Hospital Bungoma started providing such services at the facility to save families from the burden of traveling long distances to major cities for the same treatment.
Among those services the hospital is providing include joint replacement, spine surgeries and other high end surgeries for which people were travelling to eldoret and Nairobi for operations but can now be done at facility.
In an exclusive interview with this writer, the hospital management said they were moved by the many calls from residents to have such services to save the many families from the long travels to cities just to treat their loved ones.
“ This is the first of its kind in this area. We want residents of the entire Western Region to access quality health care without care without having to travel for long distances”, said Ashok Mehta one of the managers who spoke to this writer.
The hospital which is 700 meters away from the Bungoma town has also made it easy for Patients with spine injuries have for long had it rough to access proper and effective treatment especially factoring the expenses and agony of time spent while seeking such treatments far away from their homes.
Mehta said the facility will also focus on providing quality pediatrician health care.
As we speak, Lifecare is one of few private hospitals in the expansive Western Region with a resident paedretricain.
Currently, the hospital admits a good number of children and the management projects the admission could rise up as it plans to expand the facility.
“ In line with the government working provide quality health care for the local Kenyan, we are also committed towards ensuring our young kids have accessed good care starting to the point of conception to birth”, remarked Mehta.
The hospital also offers orthopedics, nuero-surgeries and health awareness programs.