Uasin Gishu County Governor, Jackson Mandago has refuted the claims that some of the Hospital in his County is experiencing a shortage of drugs.

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Speaking on Sunday, at Ziwa sub-county Hospital, the county boss said the county had built a drug store to ensure drugs are supplied to the hospital on time.

"All our facilities are supplied on time. We have built a drugs store in our county so that our facilities do not run out of drugs," noted the County boss as recorded in Uasin Gishu County Government Facebook Page.

Mandago took time to inspect the County's drug store, reiterated his government commitment to ensuring his residents access better health services.

On his part, drug store pharmacist, Emma Kiprop, also refuted the claims saying they had all the necessary drugs in their store.

"We have all the hypertensives needed by all the patients, antibiotics, pain killers, drugs for children and all. We do not have any shortage at all," added pharmacist Kiprop.

Earlier a section of residents in Segero, Uasin Gishu had reported to Governor that there were no drugs in Ziwa sub-county Hospital.

Last week, the County government of Uasin Gishu, commissioned the construction of Ziwa Level 5 Hospital in a contract worth Ksh 800 million.

Ziwa Level 5 Hospital, which will serve as the county's referral, will be the largest Health facility in the county.