Makueni deal a blow to non-communicable diseases

Makueni has yet again registered another first on its healthcare provision following signing of a multilateral agreement to combat non-communicable diseases in the county. The county government in collaboration with Sandoz Pharmaceutical, Medtronic Inc and Management Sciences for Health, a non-profit corporation shall deliver an end-to-end non-communicable disease care model to achieve improved patient outcomes. The…

Ukambani to benefit from agribusiness initiative

Farmers from Makueni, Machakos and Kitui counties are set to benefit from an irrigation agribusiness program, an initiative geared towards enhancing food security through irrigated agriculture. The church community based project, launched at Vyulya village in Machakos is a brainchild of ABC Archbishop in charge of East Africa Timothy Ndambuki and supported by TIMADA LTD…

Makueni hosts regional drama festivals

Makueni is playing host to this year’s Eastern regional primary school music festivals at Makueni boys high school with a theme, ‘’Enhancing national unity, cohesion and integration.’’  Gracing the festivals on Monday, governor Kibwana said there is need to foster the spirit of nationhood through music and education. The festivals brings together all the counties…

Makueni to pilot Telemedicine health provision

By Onesmus Nzioka Makueni has yet again made enviable strides in its healthcare provision by venturing into Telemedicine. Telemedicine is the remote delivery of healthcare services, such as health assessments or consultations over the telecommunications infrastructure. The program, launched at Thange Africa Brotherhood Church, Thange ward, is a brainchild of the ABC church through the…

Makueni ASK show lauded for its innovativeness

Makueni Deputy Governor Adelina Mwau together with her Machakos counterpart Eng. Francis Maliti on Friday officially opened the 2019 Makueni Agricultural Satellite Show at Makindu saying it is a good platform to promote agriculture for local farmers. The two toured several exhibition stands where Makueni farmers showcased agricultural products, variety breeds of livestock and technological…