H.E Governor Timamy hosted the British High Commissioner Amb. Neil Wigan and his team at King Fahd referral hospital in Lamu island on Friday.

The visit focussed on the facility’s preparedness towards emergency response and mass casualty incidents.

Governor Timamy appreciated the High Commissioner for choosing to visit and collaborate with Lamu, and took the opportunity to raise other areas of interest between the two parties including the education and water sectors.

CECM Dr. Mbarak Bahjaj and his team took the team through all departments of concern and later made a presentation to highlight the county and facility level emergency response structures.

Ambassador Wigan also acknowledged the support by British High Commission on capacity-building towards emergency response in Lamu County.

The duo also discussed other areas of possible collaboration and support in the health sector.

Also present were the County secretary Amb. Abbas, Chief Officer Dr. Tole, Chief of Staff Mr. Abdulnasir Issa and King Fahd board members led by the Chair Hon. Amina Kale, among others.


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