Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta’s Beyond Zero campaign has received recognition for supporting the training of nurses to help boost medical care among among marginalized communities in the country.
Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Chairman Prof. Philip Kaloki and the school’s CEO Prof. Michael Kiptoo praised the Beyond Zero Scholarship Program for working with the sponsorship of enlisted local health care medical nurses through the World Bank.
Prof. Kaloki and Prof. Kiptoo spoke during the 89th KMTC graduation held virtually where enrolled community health nurses who benefitted from the Beyond Zero Scholarship Programme graduated.
“Our partners included Beyond Zero headed by Her Excellency the First Lady Madam Margaret Kenyatta and the World Bank which has been very supportive to us. Actually, we have been able to realize from the World Bank itself Kshs 1.2 billion to support learning for our students and we are very appreciative of this,” Prof. Kaloki said.
Prof. Kiptoo added: “Among the graduands today are 406 enrolled community health nurses drawn from vulnerable marginalized arid and semi-arid communities who were fully sponsored by the World Bank through the Beyond Zero Programme to undertake the training, and this is spearheaded by Her Excellency First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.”