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Ozone- and climate-friendly medical refrigerator donated to Kenyan hospital

16/09/2021 , Actualité :

Globally, Ozone Day is marked every September 16 and this year Isiolo County hosted the event in Kenya.

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From left to right: Mr. Kirui, Coordinator National Ozone Unit Kenya; Dr Lucy Ng’ang’a, Assistant Director Multilateral Environmental Agreements at the Kenyan Ministry of the Environment and Forestry; Ms. Josephine Mutero and Ms. Nancy Wachira, GIZ Proklima.

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry in collaboration with GIZ, and Isiolo County identified Isiolo referral hospital in Isiolo town, as the beneficiary of the donation of an ozone and climate-friendly medical refrigerator for safe storage of vaccines and medicines. The donation of the refrigerator was done in line with the Ozone Day Theme “Montreal Protocol – Keeping us, Our Food and Vaccines Cool”. The environmentally friendly refrigerator was donated by the Green Cooling Initiative on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and was received by Dr. Lucy Ng’ang’a Assistant Director, Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) on behalf of the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, for onward transmission to Isiolo Hospital.