Kenyans today woke up to yet sad news of the passing on of another great Doctor to covid-19 complications.
Dr. Hudson Alumera – a periodontal surgeon has been mourned as a teacher, mentor, friend & icon to the medical & dental fraternity.
Announcing his death via twitter, Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union appealed to the government to prioritize the welfare occupational safety & health of frontline health care workers.
While mourning him, KMPDU wrote on twitter; “We wake to the sad news of the demise of yet another colleague to complications of COVID-19. Dr Hudson Alumera – a periodontal surgeon was a teacher, mentor, friend & icon to the medical & dental fraternity. Fare thee well daktari.”
Dr. Alumera becomes the fifth Doctor to die of covid in the past one week.
Others include; Dr. Emara Ashraf, Dr. Robert Ayisi, Dr. Hudson Inyangala and Dr. Vladimir Schuckin.
Hopeshi254 on twitter mourned Dr. Alumera saying: “I have fond memories of Dr Hudson Alumera, my favorite is when he gifted me with assorted chocolate after answering a question in the Periodontology Clinic. God, I will forever miss him. He really made school a little more bearable. I still can’t believe this, rest easy King.”
Here are more condolences from doctors on twitter;
My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Alumera.
My son and I had the rare opportunity of meeting you and you impacted our lives for life. Your professionalism laced with extra kindness was gifted upon us with smiles to boot.
Rest in peace Hudson. pic.twitter.com/dqEan0pt1z
— Trish (@TrishBarasa) November 14, 2020
As the world marks the World Diabetes day,a day Dr. Hudson Alumera liked gracing to talk to diabetic patients and encourage them; it is sad that he succumbed to #COVID19 complications early today. Omwami you have gone too soon, you have left a huge gap in society. Go well brother pic.twitter.com/s1GjO6c7Se
— Philip Etale (@EtalePhilip) November 14, 2020
Kenya is fast losing its specialist doctors to #COVID19 with the latest being Periodontal surgeon Dr Hudson Alumera.
If this doesn't scare you, what does?@kmpdu @CMwachonda @LukoyeAtwoli @MOH_Kenya https://t.co/dPDLF4fcjw
— Elizabeth Merab (@emcleans) November 14, 2020