NCPB Supports MTRH With Ksh100,000 For World Kidney Day Marking

The Regional Manager of the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB), Gilbert Rotich, on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, paid a courtesy call on Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Wilson K. Aruasa.

During the visit, the team presented a cheque of Ksh100,000.00 towards the support of the World Kidney Day commemoration, which will be marked on Thursday, 10th March 2022.

We are humbled and privileged to support MTRH in this noble cause. You are one of our strategic partners and I wish to relay regards from our CEO and the Board,” Rotich said.

He added that MTRH is a brand, with focused leadership, and has distinguished itself in healthcare provision in Kenya and beyond.

While receiving the donation, Dr. Aruasa thanked the NCPB officials for their support and pledged to continue strengthening the close working relationship between the two institutions.

Thank you for your support. International World Kidney Day is an occasion where we reiterate our messaging on public health education, particularly on adherence to good nutrition, exercise/work, clean water, and sanitation, and exercising is critical towards averting lifestyle diseases. And this from the lowest level of the community,” said Dr. Aruasa.

Diabetes and Hypertension remain the leading causes of Kidney Diseases, the world over.

The NCPB Regional Manager was accompanied by Lillian Aberi – Marketing Manager and Jemimah Talei –Corporate Communications.

World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

It is observed annually on the 2nd Thursday in March.

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