MTRH CEO Dr Wilson Aruasa.

Wilson Aruasa Set To Exit As MTRH CEO


Dr Wilson Aruasa’s term as the Moi Teaching and Reffeeal Hospital Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is set to come to an end.

Dr Aruasa was first appointed CEO of the Eldoret-based hospital in 2016 by former President Uhuru Kenyatta.

He was to serve for a term of five years.

In January 2021, his appointment was renewed for three years.

Based on the Gazette Notice that announced extension of his tenure at the helm of the country’s second largest public hospital, Dr Aruasa’s term comes to an end in January 2024.

In a recent event at the hospital, the MTRH CEO noted that his time was almost up.

I’m finishing my tenure and tour of duty as CEO, MTRH,” Dr Aruasa said adding that “I’m very happy with the real transformation achieved.”

Dr Aruasa took over the MTRH leadership mantle from Dr John Kibosia.

He notes that under his tenure, MTRH has witnessed massive infrastructural developments, positive staff culture and attitudes, efficiency and high level performance.

Other achievements listed by the outgoing CEO is “managing and working with all stakeholders very well, proactive and empathetic/compassionate patient care that is family-centred, ethical leadership, working well with the community, adopting technology and risk-based management.

In addition, Dr Aruasa said he has been able to steer the hospital into being an institution that embraces continual improvement and continuous learning and a responsive institution with quality at the core of our operations.

We thank God for all these achievements and will in any way possible support MTRH team to always be tops,” he said.

Ahead of his exit, an acting CEO is expected to be named before a substantive individual is picked.

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