The Outspan Hospital and Outspan Medical College's participation in this year's Central Kenya ASK Show 2017 bore fruit to 4 awards, a continous improvement from the previous years. This was achieved through the consistent collaborative effort by both staff and students alike. The following were the awards received:
- The Best Organization Association in Community Projects/Service Stand - 1st Position
- The Best Tertiary Level Education Institution Stand Other Than University - 1st Position
- The Stand That Best Interprets Current Show Theme Education and/or Research - 2nd Position
- The Best Display and Health Services in the Health Sector and Pharmaceuticals Stand - 2nd Position
We were also honoured to have graced a visit by the Nyeri County Government Chief Executive Secretary for Agriculture, Robert Thuo at our stand.
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