Mozzart Bet has set up the first-ever Intensive Care Unit (ICU) facility in Tiaty, Baringo County. This is the second time in just a week that Mozzart Bet is donating ICU equipment to a healthcare facility.
Mozzart Bet's goal is to show support to medical professionals by improving the working conditions of health workers, while at the same time establishing support for communities.
"We didn’t have any of this equipment before. It is a big step for this hospital since we won’t be referring our patients to Nakuru or Kabarnet. All critically ill patients will be receiving those services from today in this facility. As Chemolingot staff, Chemolingot community and Tiaty at large, we are eternally grateful to Mozzart.Officials celebrating the opening of the areas' first ICU facility in Tiaty, BaringoFile
"This hospital serves the whole of Tiaty, and we consider ourselves very lucky because this donation came just out of the blues. We are very happy,’’ Chemolingot Sub County Hospital Medical Officer Dr. Elizabeth Chebet stated.
Chemolingot Sub County Hospital operates as a level 4 facility serving the whole of Tiaty Sub-county, East Pokot.
Despite the ICU equipment donation from Mozzart Bet, the facility still lacks a fully functional theatre due to the lack of a few critical pieces of equipment like an air conditioner and a suction machine for incubating patients.
The event was graced by Baringo Director of Medical Services County Dr Kiprotich Chepching, who was represented by Baringo Health CEC Mary C. Panga.
Considering that Tiaty is one of the hard to reach areas, the Director of Medical services thanked Mozzart Bet for providing the ICU beds, patient monitors, oxygen concentrators among other items.
"On October 16, 2020, we commissioned this theatre, and amongst the things we were wondering is how to speed up services around Tiaty by getting an ICU. We have been in a pandemic and were not well equipped with an ICU, the only facility being Baringo Level 5 Hospital.
"This will save the whole of Tiaty, both East and West up to the Kolowa side, and the end of Baringo County, Kapedo. We are really grateful to Mozzart Bet," Dr. Kiprotich Chepching.
According to Okoth Ochieng’, Mozzart Bet’s Marketing Manager, supporting Kenya's Healthcare Facilities has been a priority in Mozzart's Corporate Social Responsibility works in recent months, and their aim is to make a difference.The first ICU facility opened in Tiaty, Baringo by Mozzart BetFile