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MP Shah hospital ushers in a new era of care for expectant mothers

By Irene Mwende

MP shah hospital has today ushered in a new era of care for expectant mothers by unveiling state of the Art- maternity wing

The new maternity wing is an ambitious project that signifies the hospital’s dedication to enhancing the health care experience for patients in the country and beyond

The new wing is designed with the most modern and advanced facilities,making it one of the best maternity care centres in the country

Speaking during the launch Cabinet secretary Ministry of health Hon.Susan Nakhumicha stated that maternal and newborn health ,good outcomes after childbirth depends on the investments made to enable good experience in the continuum of maternal care

The CS noted that Globally and in Kenya investments have been made in a bid to meet the SDG target of reducing maternal mortality by the year 2030

“Despite the investments,women still die during pregnancy and childbirth from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth” said Nakhumicha

She further lauded MP Shah hospital not only for the contribution towards reducing maternal mortality and also improving outcomes of the newborn but also for the focus towards a center of excellence for maternal and child health

“The integrated maternal and child health services at the KPJ medical center resonate with the ministry’s goals to increase access to skilled deliveries, providing full immunization for children and ensure recommended laboratory checks for pregnant women to include Hiv test added Nakhumicha

In her remarks chief executive officer MP shah hospital Dr.Toseef Din said the maternity is equipped with advanced medical facilities and staff who are highly skilled

“The maternity wards will provide a range of services from prenatal care and childbirth assistance to postnatal care for mother’s and newborns with various birthing options including birthing tools ” said Din

She further stated noted various challenges affecting health care for instance shortage of qualified health care professionals to run such unit as the demand for health care services continues to rise while the supply of skilled workers struggles to keep pace through the knowledge of health care sciences

In conclusion she emphasized that the opening of the Maternity Wing reflects M.P. Shah Hospital’s
continued investment in providing exceptional healthcare facilities
and services for the community hence the hospital
reinforces its position as a leading healthcare institution, focused on
delivering excellence in patient care.

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