Multichoice Kenya Donates PPE worth 2.3 Million Shillings to Ministry of Health »Capital News

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NAIROBI, Kenya April 21 – MultiChoice Kenya donated 2.3 million shillings worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health for people living in high-risk areas and those in need. are on the front line to support the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking upon receiving the donation, Cabinet Secretary of Health Mutahi Kagwe congratulated MultiChoice Kenya for its highly targeted and timely contribution. “We are delighted to receive the PPE from MultiChoice Kenya, a brand that has been operating in the country for 26 years and is committed to Kenyans, as evidenced by initiatives such as this to support disadvantaged segments of society. On behalf of the Government of Kenya, I would like to thank MultiChoice Kenya for its generous contribution and expression of solidarity in the fight against this disease and the safety of Kenyans. ”

For her part, MultiChoice Kenya CEO Nancy Matimu appreciated the government through the Ministry of Health, the medical fraternity, the private sector and the general public for their collective efforts in the fight against COVID-19 in these unprecedented time.

“At MultiChoice Kenya, we recognize that cooperation and solidarity are important to each of us, both individually and collectively. So we come here today, to pledge our solemn support for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya. Our support today comes in the form of Individual protection equipment constituting a total of 12,000 KN95 face masks and 2,000 disposable isolation gowns – estimated at Ksh. 2.3 million. We are grateful for the opportunity to make an additional contribution and support the efforts of government, private sector, donor agencies and other actors, ”said Matimu.

According to the Hon. Kagwe, the increase in the number of confirmed cases and deaths in the country requires more strategic and long-term support from partners. This ultimately includes support even for health workers, some of whom have contracted the disease in the course of their vital work. ”

MultiChoice Kenya further assured the government of its continued commitment to the highest health and safety standards by protecting its employees, business partners and customers wherever they are located.

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