Health Services & Sanitation
The devolved county health services include: county health facilities and pharmacies; ambulance services; promotion of primary health care; licensing and control of undertakings that sell food to the public; cemeteries, funeral parlours and crematoria; and sanitation services.
Health Sector Composition
Medical and public Health services.
Health Sector Vision and Mission
- Vision: A county free from preventable diseases and ill health
- Mission: To provide effective leadership and participate in provision of equitable, responsive, accessible and accountable high quality health care services to Tharaka Nithi Citizens.
- Health Sector Goal
Reduce Health inequalities and suffering amongst Tharaka Nithi citizens.
|Infrastructural development||County Referral Hospital||Upgrading Chuka Level 4 Hospital to Level 5 Hospital|
|Standard level 4 Hospitals||Renovate Magutuni and Marimanti, including constructing of specialized units|
|Standard Level 2 and 3 facilities||Renovate and create space (construct) for missing services in all Level 2 and 3 Health facilities|
|Medical equipment||Procure and equip all Health facilities with the requisite medical equipment|
|Health referral services||Ambulances||Procure additional Ambulances|
|Essential medicines and medical supplies||All health facilities Stocked||Procuring of essential medicines and medical supplies|
|Communicable diseases||Reduction of TB prevalence||Prevention and Management of TB|
|Reduction of HIV prevalence||Prevention and Management of HIV/AIDS|
|Reduction of Malaria prevalence||Prevention and Management of Malaria|
|Environmental Health||Environmental Health services||Provision of Environmental Health services|
|None Communicable diseases||Reduction of NCD prevalence||Prevention and Management of NCD|
|Community Health units||Community Health services||Creation of Community Health units|
|Reproductive, Maternal, New born, Child and Adolescent Health||Family planning uptake||Provision of family planning services|
|Deliveries by skilled birth attendants||Hospital deliveries|
|ANC services||Provision of ANC services|
|Healthy new borns||Provision of new born care during and after delivery|
|Youth friendly health services||Provision of youth friendly health services|
|Immunization services||Provision of Provision of Immunization services|
|Child health care||Integrated management of childhood illnesses|
|Health care services||Health care providers||Recruiting of Health care providers|
|Health information services||Computerization of health systems in all health facilities|
|Leadership and Governance||Support supervision||Conduct Support supervision|
|Transport||Utility vehicles||Procuring of Utility vehicles|