NMS to dispose 191 unclaimed bodies within 7 days

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NMS Director of Health Services Dr. Ouma Oluga during a past function.

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) will dispose 191 bodies lying at the City Mortuary and Mama Lucy Hospital if not identified and collected within seven days.

This is according to a notice published in a local daily on Friday by NMS Director of Health Services, Dr. Ouma Oluga.

Dr. Oluga said 139 of the unclaimed bodies are lying at the Nairobi City Mortuary since admission while the remaining 52 are at the Mama Lucy Hospital Mortuary.

The Health Services boss said NMS will dispose the bodies in accordance with the Public Health Act Cap 242.

“Interested members of the public are asked to identify and collect the bodies within 7 days, failure to which the Nairobi Metropolitan Services will seek authority for disposal,” said Dr. Oluga in the notice.

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