Kenya’s Metropolitan Hospital sets up new oxygen unit to meet high demand

KENYA – The Metropolitan Hospital, one of the leading hospitals in Kenya, has put up an oxygen unit that has capacity to produce about 600 litres of oxygen gas per minute. According to the hospital CEO Kanyenje Gakombe, the plant will help them be self-sufficient rather than being dependent on suppliers. The management at the hospital recounts of a period in which the supply of oxygen, which is commonly taken for granted, had dwindled to a low of only 6 hours of reserve, “a very, very worrying situation”. Oxygen consists…

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