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HEALTH

Machakos Health Boss Clears the air on Trending Ambulance

The ambulance that went viral last week due to the curtain(source.facebook) Machakos health boss Dr.Ancent Kituku has reacted to the photo of a Machakos ambulance with a curtain going around social media. Kituku confirmed that the Matuu level four hospital trauma life support ambulance was referring a patient to the hospital last week when it was hit by a lorry from behind.

  2 months ago ago
Machakos Health Boss Clears the air on Trending Ambulance

EDUCATION

US Based Sponsor Pulls Out of Matungulu School Over Poor Perfomance

The gate of Tala boys high school(source.cpatterson) Caring Hearts and hands of hope organization has announced that it will no longer be sponsoring needy students joining Tala high school. The director Dr.Vincent Kituku in a press release said that the school's performance has been dwindling in recent years.

  4 months ago ago
US Based Sponsor Pulls Out of Matungulu School Over Poor Perfomance

HEALTH

Beware of These Fish in The Market

The ministry of health in Machakos county has raised alarm on the consumption of fish without prior knowledge to the source.This is after a flock of dead fish were found at Mwania river and is suspected to been sneaking into the market.

  7 months ago ago
Beware of These Fish in The Market

HEALTH

Facts About The Latest Two Coronavirus Cases in Machakos

fumigation at Kinanie isolation center (source.Ancent Kituku) Machakos Cec for health Ancent Kituku has spoken about the latest two cases reported in Machakos county. Kituku who addressed the press said that the first passenger a 32-year-old man who traveled from Kwale to Kathiani sub county. He said that the man had come from Tanzania and got isolated for fourteen days in Kwale county. After 14 days he hiked lifts from lorries and reached Kyumbi and entered Kathiani where his inlaws live. However, his inla

  1 year ago ago
Facts About The Latest Two Coronavirus Cases in Machakos

COVID

Health Officials Injured after Villagers Attack Them for Burying Covid-19 Victim in Machakos

Seven officers from Machakos County health department are nursing injuries after they were attacked by family and friends of the deceased in Thinu Village of Kathiani Constituency. The officers had been dispatched from Machakos Level 5 hospital to aid the family with laying to rest their 60 year old family member. According to police, who spoke to several media houses who'd reported on the scene, the health officials were ambushed, just a few minutes after they had concluded the burial protocols as advised by

  1 year ago ago
Health Officials Injured after Villagers Attack Them for Burying Covid-19 Victim in Machakos

SOCIETY

Patient Escapes From Hospital & Later Found Dead Near Police Station In Machakos

photo of police vehicle after collecting the body A middle aged man was on August 15 receiving treatment at Kangundo level 4 hospital in Machakos.At around five in the evening,he escaped from the hands of nurses claiming to be going for long call but walked away.Doctors from the said hospital began a searching for him but due curfew at 10.00pm they stopped .

  3 months ago ago
Patient Escapes From Hospital & Later Found Dead Near Police Station In Machakos

HEALTH

'Quit Funeral Politics and do your job' Kangundo Leaders Blast Machakos Health Minister

Machakos health boss Ancent Kituku at a past event(source. facebook) Machakos CRC for health Ancent Kituku has been accused of engaging in politics instead of focusing on his job. Speaking in Kwa Kathule Muli asked Kituku to concentrate on his work in ensuring satisfactory healthcare to Machakos residents.

  3 months ago ago
'Quit Funeral Politics and do your job' Kangundo Leaders Blast Machakos Health Minister

POLITICS

'Stop Calling me old' Former Kangundo MP Slams Critics, Declares Interest to Recapture Seat

Former Kangundo member of parliament at a past event(source. facebook) Former Kangundo member of parliament Kyengo Katatha Maweu is a funny man. The vibrant former lawmaker confirmed that he was going to vie for the parliamentary seat in 2022. He noted that he was not old as some of his competitors suggested.

  4 months ago ago
'Stop Calling me old' Former Kangundo MP Slams Critics, Declares Interest to Recapture Seat

AGRICULTURE

21 Fruit Farmers Put Under Quarantine in Machakos County

Coronavirus under the microscope(source.who) 21 people from Makuti in Mwala sub-county of Machakos county have been tested and quarantined. Machakos CRC for health Ancent Kituku confirmed that the lot is fruit farmers who came into contact with a horticulture merchant who tested positive to COVID-19. He said the merchants were drawn from various counties including Kiambu and they are being treated at Kenyatta University Hospital. Confirming the incident Machakos CeC for health Ancent Kituku said that the fa

  1 year ago ago
21 Fruit Farmers Put Under Quarantine in Machakos County

COVID

Another COVID-19 Patient Dies in Machakos

Nurses attending to COVID-19 patients at Kangundo level four hospital isolation center (source.Cpatterson) Another COVID-19 patient has succumbed to the deadly disease in Machakos. The 72 year old man was undergoing treatment at Machakos level five before his death. According to a statement by Machakos health boss Ancent Kituku, the man was also suffering from kidney failure and was undergoing dialysis. Kituku said that the man will be buried on Monday in his home in Kakuyuni village, Kangundo sub county. Officers

  1 year ago ago
Another COVID-19 Patient Dies in Machakos

COVID

Panic As A student Tests Positive For Covid 19 And 4 Teachers Quarantined In Machakos

Covid 19 cases have spiked up in the country recently and has brought a worrying trend of second wave of the pandemic threatening to hit the country. However, Fear and panic has been experienced in machakos county , as students and teachers of a school has tested positive. It's reported that Muumandu Secondary School has recorded that some Form Four students and a teacher tested positive for Covid-19 virus which has wrecked the country. It's reported that County Health department services took the male student

  1 year ago ago
Panic As A student Tests Positive For Covid 19 And 4 Teachers Quarantined In Machakos

HEALTH

Machakos Level 5 Hospital Faces Gloves Shortage, Forcing Patients To Buy

Machakos level 5 hospital, which is in Machakos county,is said to be facing shortage of gloves.This is said to be putting doctors and nurses at risk especially this time of corona virus. Due to this,relatives of the patients who are brought to be treated in the said facility, are forced to dig deep into their pockets to purchase the gloves from nearby chemists or private hospitals.

  5 months ago ago
Machakos Level 5 Hospital Faces Gloves Shortage, Forcing Patients To Buy

COVID

Hunt for Hawkers who Sneaked Into Isolation Center to Sells Eggs Begins

A hawker sells eggs to a customer(source.tuko.co.ke) The ministry of health in Machakos county is seeking hawkers who are said to have sneaked into Kangundo hospital isolation center and sold snacks to COVID-19 patients. This was disclosed by Machakos health boss Ancent Kituku who said that it was reckless of the hawkers to enter the facility and do their business. "No, I'm told it's the hawkers who sneaked into the facility to sell their eggs and other things to the COVID-19 patients," Kituku told the media.

  1 year ago ago
Hunt for Hawkers who Sneaked Into Isolation Center to Sells Eggs Begins

COVID

How Covid-19 Has Affected Top Yet Needy Kitui Based Athlete

Its now evident that life has never been and will never be the same since the outbreak of Covid-19 in Kenya and the entire world, with normal human daily routines completely dismantled and sources of livelihoods adversely affected. However, for a Kitui top athlete, a 21 years old youngster, planning for a better future is still an option as according to him, the covid-19 pandemic is coming to an end soon. David Ndonga Kituku who hails from the hilly remote parts of Matinyani ward has won both regional and national

  1 year ago ago
How Covid-19 Has Affected Top Yet Needy Kitui Based Athlete

COVID

Machakos: Less Than Ten People Left in Isolation Centers

Machakos stadium isolation center(source.Facebook) Less than ten people suffering from COVID-19 are in isolation centers in Machakos county. This is according to Machakos health boss Ancent Kituku who spoke to Opera news. Kituku said that since the COVID-19 pandemic in March Machakos county recorded 1300 cases. He said that a big number had recovered from the virus and gone back home. Only 44 people have died from the virus in the county where 19 died in Machakos and 25 others died outside Machakos. He observed

  1 year ago ago
Machakos: Less Than Ten People Left in Isolation Centers

COVID

Health Boss Refutes Claims COVID-19 Patient Escaped From Kangundo Isolation Ward

Kangundo isolation ward(source.Ancent Kituku/Facebook) Machakos county health boss Dr.Ancent Kituku has rubbished claims that a COVID-19 patient escaped from Kangundo hospital isolation center While addressing journalists Kituku said that all the eight patients were at the facility and one of them had been transferred to Machakos level five hospital as he was in need of oxygen. He asked residents to treat the claims by some people as fake. "I want to clear some claims mostly to Kangundo people, there are people

  1 year ago ago
Health Boss Refutes Claims COVID-19 Patient Escaped From Kangundo Isolation Ward

COVID

Drama as Health Officials Brutally Attacked Moments After Burying a COVID-19 Victim

Health officers were left nursing serious injuries in Machakos county after being attacked by members of the public just after burying a victim of COVID-19 disease. According to K24, the turbulent family of the 60-year-old male victim were claiming that their loved one was not suffering from the COVID-19 disease even though the test results were showing clearly that he succumbed to the virus. The Health Minister in Machakos County Dr. Ancent Kituku provided that the health officials were on their way out of

  1 year ago ago
Drama as Health Officials Brutally Attacked Moments After Burying a COVID-19 Victim

COVID

Coronavirus:Burial Turns Chaotic as Locals Attack Healthcare workers in Machakos

A COVID-19 burial in Mwala sub county(source.Cpatterson) A burial ceremony turned chaotic at Thinu village, Kathiani sub county of Machakos county after health workers were attacked by locals. The public health workers had arrived to conduct the burial of a COVID-19 victim who died at Machakos level five hospital. However, the function turned from calm to messy after members of the family of the deceased and some of the members of the public decided to serve the officers with blows and kicks. The unfortunate

  1 year ago ago
Coronavirus:Burial Turns Chaotic as Locals Attack Healthcare workers in Machakos

HEALTH

Fumigation Exercise Kicks Off in Machakos County

Machakos health department has kicked off a mass exercise of fumigation in all health facilities,market places, and bus parks as a mitigation measure of containing the spread of corona virus. County CEC for Health Dr. Ancent Kituku addressing the press said that they want the public maintain high standards of hygiene and observe social distancing as a way of curtailing the spread of covid-19. “We have started fumigation process by use of chlorine in the county in all public spaces,tomorrow they will be i

  1 year ago ago
Fumigation Exercise Kicks Off in Machakos County

HEALTH

Coronavirus:Not Every Mask can Prevent COVID-19

(Masks/source.courtesy) Machakos county health boss Ancent Kituku has decried increases face masks in the market. In a statement to the press, Kituku observed that not every mask in the market can prevent the COVID-19 virus. He urged residents across the county to be cautious when buying masks. One thing, masks are very important in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. There are various masks in the market but it would be great if people are cautious before buying one," said Kituku. He observed that

  1 year ago ago
Coronavirus:Not Every Mask can Prevent COVID-19