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Uhuru upbeat as experts query viability of healthcare plan

President Uhuru Kenyatta vouched for the Universal Health Coverage programme, one of his Big Four legacy projects, amid fears of weak structures laid out...

Counties to pay volunteers as in support of universal healthcare

Community health workers will now be paid Sh2,000 a month for two hours' work to drive universal health coverage in four pilot counties, the...

Government sets up free maternity insurance cover for poor women

The government has set aside Sh4 billion to provide health insurance through the National Health Insurance Fund to pregnant women from low-income and under-privileged...

Expectant mothers told to register with NHIF for free care

Expectant mothers seeking to benefit from the free maternity programme will have to register with the National Hospital Insurance Fund. According to a directive by...

How to accelerate Universal Health Coverage in Kenya

The Government of Kenya has prioritized universal health coverage (UHC) in its Big 4 agenda over the next 5 years. This is a significant and...

Universal Healthcare meaning

The goal of universal health coverage is to ensure that all people obtain the health services they need without suffering financial hardship when paying...

Bold political choices best guarantee for good health care

For Societies and Nations to prosper, good health and wellbeing are fundamental. Primary Health Care (PHC) plays a critical role in achieving health for...

WHO endorses Kenya’s Universal Healthcare

World Health Organization (WHO) has endorsed Kenya's ambitious Universal Health Coverage (UHC) program whose pilot phase President Uhuru Kenyatta later launched in Kisumu in...

Universal Health Coverage: What you need to know

The new initiative is expected to herald the transformation of country's health sector that is marred by inequalities because of poverty and lack of...

Overview of East Africa’s health trends

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan. As one...

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