Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Cyprian Is Nyakundi

News

The Rot At Meru Level  5 Hospital

Hello Nyakundi.

Allow me to bring a matter to your attention. I am very much disturbed by what is going on at Meru level 5. Here I am not talking about the hospital conditions rather I am worried about a gross violation of human rights by the hospital management.

Recently there was a verbal misunderstanding between the management of Meru level five hospital and the management of Meru prison, both which are government institutions. The kind of argument was between the officers guarding the prisoners admitted to the hospital and the matron. The matter was later brought to the management of both institutions. However the small issue they had escalated and turned out to be something else.

The story doing rounds is that the matron is married to a clinical officer who is attached to Isiolo. However mid this year the husband to the matron was arrested and detained at Meru GK prison. Later the husband fell ill and was admitted to the hospital under tight security. However, the matron was not amused by the manner in which the officers guarding her husband were strict about protocols especially visitation. The husband was later discharged. However, the matron felt the officers were not fair to her.

Recently the matron trying to get back to the officers denied them access to a guard room that night officers use while in the facility. An arrangement I understand was offered to these officers as a favour. The officers on demanding to know what was going on an argument ensued and the matter was escalated to the hospital CEO.

Now the problem arose when the hospital CEO ordered that no prisoners should be treated at the facility to an extent of turning down sick inmates. He went ahead and even ordered that the inmates who were admitted be discharged from the hospital. The hospital CEO acted in breach of human rights and rights of Kenyan citizens by denying them a basic right: Access to treatment.

I feel that this guy should be investigated and this matter brought forward to the attention of all human right activists and every other institution to end this mess at this hospital. The hospital is a public institution and no one has the mandate to turn down someone who is seeking for personal or other reason. The law should take its course.


Would you like to get published on this Popular Blog? You can now email Cyprian Nyakundi any breaking news, Exposes, story ideas, human interest articles or interesting videos on: [email protected] Videos and pictures can be sent to +254 710 280 973 on WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram.


Comments

comments

Click to comment

Facebook

You May Also Like

News

*Editor’s Note: This open letter to Safaricom has been published as received. No redactions have taken place to avoid legal issues pending a court...

News

This is an intervention for Victoria Rubadiri so as to help her revert back to factory settings. We notice your slow drift away into...

News

Caption : Edwin Kigen Who was Murdered in Madaraka Estate. We demand for answers from Boinnet ! Another young man may have been brutally assaulted and...

News

CAPTION: Reformed street-urchins like this lot are dominating the airwaves and being allowed to spread the disease of anti-intellectualism.  As you may have all...

Copyright © 2020 Cyprian Is Nyakundi.