Telemedicine Technology deplore in Kenya To Enhance Fight Against Covid-19
Telemedicine technology has been identified as
tool in Kenya to Enhance Fight Against Covid-19. Kenya has
greatly enhanced its battle against the dreadful coronavirus by disclosing a
telemedicine center (CT scan at the Kenyatta National Hospital)
According to the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, the
CT scan center was of its kind in Africa and will help in detecting the
coronavirus in three to five minutes.
Mutahi who was speaking during the launch of the facility on
Sunday, March 22 said that apart from testing, the facility will a 24-hour
service that will coordinate results from all the 47 countries.
“Through this technology, instead of sending a radiologist
to every county, CT scans from those counties can just be interpreted from
here,” said the CS.
Mutahi Kagwe further added that the center will act as the
training facility for doctors who are at the frontline to battle the world
Kagwe further echoed the efforts of the medics that they
have bestowed towards the fight against coronavirus and has thus assured them
government support and protection at the battle against the Covid-19 continues.
This has after the number of confirmed positive cases of
coronavirus hit 15. The government has also announced strict measures to halt
the spread of Covid-19 which has claimed the lives of more 13, 000 in Africa
The nurses, the doctors and clinical officers, I want to assure
you that the government is going to ensure that you are protected and you are
trained for protection,” he said
The government has advised the entertainment joints such as
bars and night clubs to review their operation time.
Public service vehicles (PSV) has also been advised to
reduce the number of passengers to avoid crowding in the vehicles