Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams have this week entered the second week. In Makueni County, several students have found themselves having to do their exams in the hospital.
According to Makueni County Gynaecologist Dr. Doris Nthenya, 8 students are sitting exams at the Mother and Child hospital. 5 girls are in the maternity ward. 3 have delivered through Caesarian section and 2 are awaiting to give birth.
Dr. Doris also noted that the 3 students are in maternity after giving birth and two are still in labor, 1 girl was taken from casualty to do her exams and the other two who are boys are in the male wards undergoing treatment.
“The five girls are maternity cases and three of them have delivered, two on gravid under management. Another 1 girl has a medical condition and we also have two boys who are admitted to the medical ward,” said Dr.Doris.
“We have prepared one room for all of them, for the provision of the exams. Three of the girls gave birth through caesarian section but they are currently stable,” she added.
Makueni Governor Mutula Kilonzo Junior commended the health workers for the good care they have taken for the students who were doing their exams at the facility.
The exams which officially started on Friday last week are expected to end on the 23rd of December.
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