Trans Nzoia County is set to be among four counties to benefit from a grant by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Academic Model Providing Access To Health (AMPATH).
The county will receive a total of Kshs 2.3B over a 5-year period to improve indicators in the areas of family planning (FP), orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), as well as the reproductive, maternal newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) program.
Speaking during a meeting chaired by the Governor H.E. Patrick Khaemba, AMPATH’s Chief of Party Prof. Silvester Kimaiyo said that Trans Nzoia, alongside Uasin Gishu, Elgeiyo Marakwet and West Pokot Counties have been earmarked for funding. He thanked H.E. the Governor of Trans Nzoia for tirelessly expending all effort to attract the funding.
On his part, Governor Khaemba applauded efforts that have been put in by the county Department of Health to push and see to it that the county is among those selected to spearhead the roll out in the said areas.