AKI, DMI partner to hold medical camp in Naivasha
AKI has today presented the Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre (DMI) with a sponsorship cheque worth Ksh1.4million to hold a medical camp on Saturday 6th August 2016 at Karagita Informal Settlement in Naivasha.
The medical camp aims to attend to general ailments, diabetes and hypertension cases, eye infections and cataracts, dental and dental fillings, cervical, prostate and breast cancer screening, family planning, VCT and deworming for all.
Speaking during the cheque handover ceremony, Mr. Hassan Bashir, AKI Deputy Chairman and CEO of Takaful Africa Insurance, noted that there is great need for medical attention and treatment across the country and as an industry, the medical camp is a way of providing some of the medical help to those in great need.
The AKI Executive Director, Mr. Tom Gichuhi noted that the partnership with DMI is in its 6th year having started in 2011 in Makuyu, Murang’a County. “Over the years we have been to Isinya in 2012, Machakos in 2013, Kiambu in 2014 and in Mwea in 2015,” added Mr. Gichuhi.
The 2016 AKI Medical camp has been supported by 11 members; APA Insurance, CIC Group, Heritage Insurance, ICEA LION Group, Jubilee Insurance, Kenindia Assurance, Liberty Life Assurance, Madison Insurance, Occidental Insurance, UAP-Old Mutual Group, Britam Insurance and Directline Assurance.