Coronavirus: Nurses, health workers recognised and applauded by WHO

Coronavirus: Nurses, health workers recognised and applauded by WHO

- Kirimi and other health workers were applauded for their selfless efforts in fighting Covid-19

- Nurses and other medical staff are on the frontlines of the global fight against the virus

- She was pictured in full protective gear and a bib bearing her name hanging at the front

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A Kenyan nurse by the name of Kirimi has received recognition from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for her efforts in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kirimi was applauded for her selfless actions on Monday via the organisation's social media pages.

In an official statement by WHO on their Facebook page, they hailed the selfless nurse who serves at Kenyatta University Teaching & Referral Hospital.

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WHO applauds Kenyan nurse Kirimi among medics fighting COVID-19

Nurse Kirimi applauded by WHO. Photo: World Health Organisation/ Facebook
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"Thank you Nurse Kirimi working at Kenyatta University Teaching Referral & Research Hospital from everyone at World Health Organization (WHO)!" read the post.

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The statement also recognised other medics in Kenya who are at the frontline in the fight against the pandemic which has affected many countries in the world.

"She and many other brave Kenyan health workers are on the frontline in the fight against #COVID19," concluded the statement.

Kirimi was pictured in protective gear from head to toe and at the front bearing a tag with her name.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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