HEADS OF DEPARTMENT

CEC Health

Dr. Amos Kutwa, MB, ChB

CECM
DR.ARNOLD KIMIYA MAMADI. - Chief Officer MEDICAL SERVICES

Mr. Arnold Kimiya Aligula Mamadi, MB, ChB, MPH (Cand)

Chief Officer, Medical Services
Manyulu

Mr. Wycliffe Manyulu Clement

Chief Officer, Public Health

Department Profile
The Vihiga County Government’s Department of Health Services is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the people of Vihiga have access to innovative, cost-friendly and dignified health services. This department is headed by a CEC Member. To assist him are two chief officers; Chief Officer Public Health and chief officer Medical Services; who in turn get technical support from a County Director through a County Health Management Team (CHMT).

The team comprises of a team of officers from various disciplines which includes, Nursing, Health Records & Information, Laboratory, and Public Health among others.
Currently, the population is served by a total of 97 Health facilities and 89 CUs.

The core mandate of the department of health is promotion, regulation and provision of healthcare services to the people of Vihiga County

Mandate
To provide health services, create an enabling environment, regulate, and set standards and policy for health service delivery.

Core Functions:

  • Policy Implementation.
  • Preventive and Promotive Health Services.
  • Curative and Rehabilitative Health Services.
  • Standards and Regulations.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of provision of Health care services.

Vision
To be an efficient and high-quality healthcare system that is accessible, equitable and affordable for a healthy and nationally competitive county

Mission
To promote and participate in provision of integrated and high quality promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative healthcare services to all.

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