EU and German Government Supports MOH Efforts in Transforming Border Surveillance

The Ministry of Health has received a significant boost in its efforts to digitize border surveillance systems.

Thanks to the support of the European Union and the German Government through the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Ministry has purchased many IT equipment as part of the “EU Digital Solutions to Increase Strengthen the disease surveillance and Monitoring System for COVID-19. in the IGAD region.”

 This rack includes seven laptops, 37 desktops, 37 UPSs, 37 power extenders, and 4 access points. They will be deployed strategically at key border points such as Busia, Malaba, Mandera and Moyale.

 The device is expected to improve communications and data sharing between these border areas, facilitating a more coordinated response to public health threats.

This is an important step toward rapidly detecting and containing outbreaks. Support from partners marks an important moment in strengthening public health systems and promoting cross-border cooperation.

The Ministry of Health is better equipped to fight epidemics and pandemics, ensuring a safer Kenya and the Horn of Africa

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