Health Department reinforces use of data in projecting the needs for drugs in the county

The County Department of Health and Sanitation has completed it’s first bi annual quantification exercise for the financial year. The exercise seeks to ensure uninterrupted supply of affordable medicine. The Directorate of Health Products and Technologies brings together the Directorate officials, and those from the sub-county, Lodwar Referral Hospital (LCRH) pharmacists, laboratory services, public health […]


Turkana County Public Service Board has commenced the interview phase for the recruitment of 38 new ECDE teachers in a bid to boost staffing levels in the learning institutions. The team of 38 will be picked from 157 candidates who had been selected to compete for the positions following a shortlisting exercise that begun with […]

Capacity building and system strengthening of ECDE teachers in Turkana

Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) teachers are undertaking a four- day training on Kenya schools readiness assessment tool (KSRAT) training. KSRAT is targeting to train 100 teachers in Lodwar and Kakuma, including 25 refugee teachers. The training is supported by the Directorate of Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) in partnership with UNICEF-KENYA aimed […]

Turkana Council of Elders choose their leaders

The Turkana Council of Elders has new office bearers after the second official election was conducted on Saturday 25th March 2023. The election was conducted at Ceamo Village Lodwar  in the presence of Ag Director of Culture, Lemmy Ejorewoia and a host of culture and administration officers A total of 70 members, representing all the […]

Validation and Registration Enumerators Receive Training today at Ceamo Hotel

The training of enumerators for the purpose of vetting and enrolling eligible households into a relief food distribution program under the LISHA JAMII initiative has today been concluded in Turkana Central. The World Food Program (WFP) led initiative with support from the County and National Government agencies targets to enroll 28,813 Households at designated Food […]

Turkana County Joins the Fight to End TB: Screening and Treatment Efforts on the Rise

Turkana County commemorated World Tuberculosis (TB) Day with a call to action to end the epidemic through intensified screening for early diagnosis and treatment. Marked annually on the 24th of March, World TB Day is meant to remind people that TB still remaining one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers. This year’s theme “Yes, We […]

Agriculture officials meet partner representatives over integrated projects

County Executive for Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries David Erukudi this evening chaired a consultative meeting between county officials and representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organisations (FAO), GIZ and World Food Programme (WFP). The objective of the meeting, held at the sidelines of the saline agriculture conference in Kakuma, was to discuss state of […]