The Karen Hospital recently visited the Karen Police Station to donate PPE and a finished project of renovation of 2 staff quarters through its CSR arm of the Heart-to-Heart Foundation. The donation was part of an ongoing CSR to celebrate the Hospital’s 15 years experience in Kenya.
The event was graced by Cabinet Secretary of Interior and Coordination, Dr. Fred Matiang’i, who was the Chief Guest.
Representing the management of the hospital, Mrs. Juliet Nyaga, the CEO Karen Hospital said, “Community service is at the heart of everything that we do, that is why we are always readily available to give back to the community that we live in. We acknowledge the important work that the Police do in keeping us and our hospital safe. Madam OCS Purity Kobia has been a great partner and friend of the hospital and for that, we are grateful.”
CS Mating’i reiterated on the need to have the police partner with the community to carry out developmental projects. He hailed The Karen Police Station OCS Purity Kobia having partnered with the Karen Community to build what he termed as the best Police Canteen in the Country. He also challenged other police stations to take cue from the Karen Police Station.
The hospital offered to provide complimentary basic medical check up to the 150 policemen and women from the Karen Police Station. This will include a free health talk as part of its promotive health contribution towards fighting Non-Communicable Diseases, which are currently the leading cause of death in Kenya. The Hospital also offered to give free webinars on health matters to the police force as they empower self-care.
The Hospital will continue to do more CSR activities all over the country as part of its 15-years celebrations.