Agnes Ayacko launches ‘Last Mile Access,’ four months mobile clinics for health services

by MN Reporter

Migori first lady Agnes Ayacko has launched a program to ensure increase accesibilty to health services for residents.

On Friday at Dede Market, the Last Mile Access Program which will ran for the next four months across all 40 wards was launched at Dede Market, West Sakwa ward in Awendo constituency.

While the governor Ochillo Ayacko and the first lady were not present, executive Caleb Opondi represented them and officially launched two mobile clinics.

“This initiative aims too bring healthhcare services to the farthest corners of Migori county,” the governor said in a speech.

The program will ran in collobaration with the Ministry of Health, Beyond Zero mobile clinic donated by former Kenya first lady Margret Kenyatta.

A second mobile clinic has been donated by Amref Africa and “Astrazeneca that will traverse the most remote areas, extending integrated healthcare services to ecen the most underserved communties.”

The mobile clinics will be keen in fighting none-communicable diseases screening like cervical cancer, reproductive health and immunization and vaccination services.

On May 2023 Migori was recognised as the most improved county in fully immunised childreb for the year 2022.

Migori has achieved less than five per centr in mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS.

“We understand that immunization lays the foundation for a healthy population,” Ayacko said.

Migori has 16 sub-county hospitals and 159 dispensaries and other health centers which will be supplemented by the mobile clinics