Busia County Chief Officers Vetting Enters Day Two

By Felix Agunda In Busia

The vetting process of the nominees for various Busia County Chief Officers was held yesterday, Tuesday the 10th, marking day two with various individuals showing up for the session. On the same Tuesday, the Committee on Health and Sanitation vetted the Health and Sanitation nominee candidate, Dr Susan Akinyi Outa.

Dr. Outa was born in Meru, schooled in Nakuru, and then went to Molo Academy then Kampala International University where she graduated in the medical health field after six years of her extensive course.

Dr Susan Akinyi Outa

She has also gone through several management courses, including the strategic management leadership course, she is a mother of three and a resident of Busia. She is a long-serving Medical practitioner in Busia County having once served at the Busia referral hospital before being promoted to take charge of the Nambale Sub County hospital due to her great devotion to her work. In her stint in Teso South, the Sub County emerged tops in the malarial control initiative.

When asked about how she will deal with teenage pregnancies in the county which are at a very alarming rate, she said that the issue needs a multi-sectorial approach which should involve all the stakeholders including parents, school heads and the provincial administrators to stem the vice when asked further on what she meant about it, she explained that young girls if are not at home, they must be at school going on with their studies, not in labour wards.

She stated that her vision is to motivate health workers, see all their remunerations are paid in good time and see all the managerial staff in both sectors of the county embrace health services from the public hospitals due to good service delivery, stating that she will also strive to make sure our health facilities provide quality and affordable health services to its populace.

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