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About the project

The Challenge

Magadi Hospital is located in Magadi division of Kajiado County. The region is semi-arid, sparsely populated and there are few medical facilities in the area. The hospital management planned to improve their maternal and child health unit hence to positively impact on the community’s access to quality maternity care.

The Intervention

The Safaricom Foundation funded the project to a tune of Ksh.7,720,000. This was to enable the hospital to purchase a cardiotopogram machine, air conditioners, Medical Emergency cart, vital signs monitors, suction machine, ICU beds, Four Nursery racks, maternity overhead lamp and maternity beds.

The Impact

Through the funding, Magadi Hospital has improved levels of maternal and child health in Magadi Division it has also improved access to high quality maternal health services and access to high quality child health services. The project directly targeted 30,000 people including 9,000 women, 8,000 men and 15,000 children.

 

Pillars

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