MTRH Ag. CEO Dr. Philip Kirwa on Friday, December 22, 2023 handed over the sites for the construction of Juli Anne Perry Pediatric Cancer Hospital & Harry J. Dyer Burns Hospital to the Contractor.
Accompanying the Ag. CEO was Toby Tanser, CEO of Shoe4Africa Foundation, the Project Sponsor for the Pediatric Cancer Hospital. Toby also represented the Sidekick Foundation who are the sponsors for the Harry J. Dyer Burns Hospital.
The 62-bed Harry J. Dyer Burns Hospital will be adjacent to the Paediatric Cancer Hospital.
The three hospitals will form the children village complex which will be the biggest children Hospital in Africa.
Dr. Kirwa, while handing over the sites, thanked the project sponsors for their service to humanity and unwavering commitment to supporting the health and well-being of the patients. He also thanked the Board for their guidance, the Ministry of Health and Government for their support. This has allowed an enabling environment for the Hospital expansion of infrastructure in the journey to achieving Universal Health Coverage.
Toby Tanser on his part was grateful for the support he has received from MTRH, the Ministry of Health and Government of Kenya that made the realization of both projects.
Construction of the two projects will commence in January 2024 and expected to be ready by mid 2025.
Present during the handing over ceremony were the Hospital Management Team led by the Ag. Senior Director, Clinical Services, Dr. Owen Menach.