By Debbie Moraa
The Kenya Medial Practitioners and Dentists Council has revoked the operating license of Ruai Family Hospital over violation of COVID-19 Vaccine regulations.
According to the council, the hospital has been diverting vaccines to other unauthorized premises.
“The Council is in receipt of credible information that the Ruai Family Hospital which is designated as a COVID-19 Vaccination Centre has contravened the rules and regulations governing the COVID-19 deployment; and diverting vaccines meant for use at the said facility under unclear circumstances to other unauthorized premises, and carried out the vaccination exercises in an uncontrolled environment, wherein the quality and efficacy of vaccines cannot be ascertained and thus endangering public safety, ”said the council in a statement.
The Kenya Medial Practitioners and Dentists Council has further directed the management to appear before the Council’s Disciplinary and Ethics Committee on 1st September,2021 accompanied by all personnel who have been involved in the handling of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the hospital in the last one month.