In Summary

  • Nairobi MCAs  Assembly Launch  Probe After Woman Delivered at Mama Lucy Hospital.
  • Nairobi County Government Fires Board Members in Response.

Nairobi County Assembly have commence probe on the incident at Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital where a woman was captured in a video giving birth on the hospital corridors.

It has been alleged that the woman who was on labour pain was denied access to the maternity wing by a security officer manning the ward. READ ALSO Woman gives birth at Mama Lucy Hospital Corridor!

Upper Savannah MCA Stazo Omungala is now demanding  immediate probe by health Committee and a substantive report on the matter be tabled in the House  so that those culpable to face the law.

It pains me to a see a mother delivering at the corridor …as a county that should be something of the  past and if you see happening like that then you we have a big problem and we must fix it.I have asked health Committee to conduct an independent probe and come out with a  comprehensive report about the incident. We have also seen them transferring hospital head to Pumwani Maternity  will that solve anything.

Upper Savannah MCA  Stazo Omungala 19 th April,2023.

Residents Plea to County

The city residents have called on the county to tame negligence at Mama Lucy Hospital claiming that many have lost their lives because of the same.

The governor should come out and address this matter in totality we can’t have a health facility that do care about the patients they serve. We are talking about lives.

Nancy Muoki Nairobi resident.

Nairobi County Response

Nairobi County government through governor Johnson Sakaja sent home the whole board.He also transferred top officials of Mama Lucy.

The county on the other absolved itself from negligence claims saying the doctors responded on time.

ALSO READ Sakaja fires entire Mama Lucy Hospital Board

According to Nairobi County Health CEC Anastasia Nyalita  the patient visited the facility at around 5.20 pm but was attended to on time despite the unfortunate incident .

The expectant mother complained of lower abdominal pains radiating to the back with increased intensity. The patient also complained that she could not feel regular baby movements. The medical team and counselors at the Mama Lucy Kibaki informed the patient and her relatives of the ultrasound results which revealed that the baby was already dead,the Ultrasound scan results came back revealing that the patient had experienced an IntraUterine Foetal Death (IUFD) at 38wks 5days.

Health CEC Anastasia  Nyalita  17th April 2023.

By Allan Otieno

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