The senate committee on health lead by the chair Uasin Gishu senator Hon. Jackson Mandago has launched an investigation to seek justice for 2-years old baby Travis Maina who was admitted to Kenyatta National referral hospital (KNH) with a fork jembe stacked on his skull.
The baby died after doctors took long time before being attended to. KHN clarified that Travis Maina had lost too much fluids which causes his blood to clotting abnormal.
"We are siezed of the matter and the committee will be undertaking investigations immediately with a view to getting justice for baby Travis's family and also address the challenges in our referral system to prevent further loss of life," said Mandago.
Following this, Narok Senator Ledama Olekina also alleged stall for baby Travis to receive treatment contravened article 43 of the Constitution which gives citizens right to healthcare.
"We are sending a warning to health facilities that every person is free to access healthcare with our without money," Olekina
Narok county senator Hon Ledama Ole Kina also condemned the government that the level 5 hospital even doesn't have drugs because money is retained in national government instead of deploying fully to county government.
"These level 5 hospitals are just on paper as most don't even have drugs. Money is still retained at the national level instead of going to counties to enable them to provide services to people," Ledama Ole Kina.
In response to the move by the Senate health committee lead by Hon. Jackson Mandago, here are some of the reactions from his followers;
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