The installation of a modern a Computed Tomography(CT) scan machine at Kapsabet county referral hospital will save residents the trouble of travelling to Moi Teaching and referral hospital (MTRH) for diagnostic services.
This will also drastically cut costs in healthcare especially for accident and other emergencies.
The unit being installed Nandi County Government in conjunction with the National government will cover all diagnostic services ,among them cancer.
According to Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, the operationalisation of the machine is a great of relief for residents who have had to travel out of the county in the past to access similar services.
“The installation of this machine is a great relief to patients who have been forced to travel out of the county for treatment,”said Sang.
The County chief said CT scan imaging machine is the first of its kind in the county and urged residents to fully utilise its services.