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Health Services

Departments Written by  Tuesday, 27 November 2018 08:57 font size decrease font size increase font size

The Department is headed by Dr. Mohamud Mohamed

 “To be the Healthiest County in Kenya”

To lead in the provision of integrated and high quality promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health care services to all population .

Strategic Goals

  • Maximize efficient and effective use of Human, Material and Fiscal resources
  • Strengthen commitment to a client – driven system of care delivery
  • Improve access to quality healthcare
  • Provide Transformative leadership
  • Strengthen Strategic Health Information System to enhance decision making
  • Emphasize Preventive and Promotive Health services
  • Share responsibility for service provision with Communities to strengthen ownership
  • Empower our workforce to face challenges of devolved systems and evolving system of care.

Core Values

  • Integrity  - we believe the public health system should be delivered in an ethical, trustworthy and transparent manner to our people
  • Accountability – we believe it is our responsibility to be good stewards in the efficient and effective use of Material, Human and fiscal resources
  • Commitments – We are committed to assisting our people access quality healthcare
  • Respect – We value  dignity, culture, values and  of the people we serve
  • Impartiality



  • Develop County 5 – year strategic & Investment plan to inform County health services delivery by November 2014
  • Reorganize current leadership structure to put in place lean County Health Transformation team, committed to provide trans-formative leadership and accountable to the population by January 2014
  • Increase Supplies of Commodities (Pharmaceuticals and non Pharmaceuticals) to all health facilities by 150% by January 2014
  • Strengthen Commodities management by hiring ten (10) Commodities Management officers by January 2014
  • Strengthen Commodities & Assets management by computerizing supplies management in at least three (3) Hospitals by June  2014
  • Hire at least 250 health workers to operationalize 52 Health Facilities across the county, by December 2013 (175% increase in the number of health workers).
  • Equitable distribute Health workers across the county to ensure service delivery to the population by January 2014
  • Strengthen Human Resources for Health Management by cleaning the staff database; improve supervision and explore possibility of remunerating our health workers in collaboration with County Public Service Board. December 2013 – March 2014
  • Survey and secure health facilities land across the county by May 2014 to prevent land grabbing and identify land for future expansion.
  • Gazette all health facilities with correct tiers names as defined in the Kenya essential Package for Health by May 2014.
  • Roll out grand Public Health Education Campaign “M – Care” an Afya Mashinani campaign to improve Public education, Service delivery, restore public confidence in public health facilities and improve service utilization. From February 2014
  • Strengthen Health Management Information System through automation and staff capacity building to improve decision making. From February 2014
  • Strengthen  disease surveillance and operational research to document our disease burden and contribute to eradication of diseases targeted for eradication
  • Upgrade Mandera, Takaba, and Elwak District hospitals to serve as regional referral hospitals to reduce referral distance by April 2014
  • Establish Centrally Commanded County Ambulance Services by procuring Seven (7) new ambulances and setting up central command system by March 2014
  • Establish County Immunization cold – chain System by May 2014
  • Strengthen partnerships with NGOs, National Government and other neighboring counties
  • Ensure prudent use of Health Finance by adherence to public finance management standards and holding management staff responsible for their actions.


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