MOH Unveils Comprehensive Plan to Boost Universal Health Coverage

A comprehensive plan to support Universal Health Coverage was announced by the Ministry of Health during the 10th National and County Governments conference held at State House.

In his overview of important tactics, Cabinet Secretary for Health Nakhumicha S. Wafula, EGH highlighted improved supply chains, local health practitioners’ empowerment, technological developments in digital health systems, and infrastructure upgrades in the healthcare industry.

Her focus was on order refill rates, local procurement, and KSH 2 billion injection into KEMSA, which are all ongoing reforms within the Health Ministry.

Launching the Kenya Health Human Resources Advisory Council and commissioning 100,000 Community Health Practitioners were two notable achievements.

Legislative progress and digital health advancements were underscored, emphasizing the importance of upgrading healthcare infrastructure amid disparities across facility types, despite a 77% mean equipment availability.

The session aimed to unite efforts towards fortifying Universal Health Coverage in Kenya, emphasizing equitable healthcare accessibility and quality for all citizens.