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Health CS pledges to sustain ongoing reforms as he receives MES contracts report

Health CS pledges to sustain ongoing reforms as he receives MES contracts report

The Managed Equipment Service (MES) Contracts Review Team is proposing extension of the contract for a further three years while at the same time initiating a post-MES planning process to ensure continuation of services. Speaking while handing over its report

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Kenya moves to enhance capacity in the field of nuclear medicine

Kenya moves to enhance capacity in the field of nuclear medicine

    The fight against cancer in the country is set for a boost with the expected arrival of two additional medical electron linear accelerators valued at over 250 million shillings. The medical equipment, donated by the US government through

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Health CS roots for policy and legislative shift to accelerate UHC Agenda

Health CS roots for policy and legislative shift to accelerate UHC Agenda

      Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe says the national government remains committed to aligning current health related legislations with the constitution as the ministry moves to realize a fundamental policy shift in healthcare delivery. Speaking in Mombasa during

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Kenya’s quest to manufacture own vaccines take giant leap

Kenya’s quest to manufacture own vaccines take giant leap

      Kenya is set to start local manufacture of Covid-19 vaccines by April next year as it seeks to cushion its citizens from future supply hitches. Supply hitches had derailed efforts to vaccinate its adult population. Speaking in

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Campaign to expand routine immunization coverage

Campaign to expand routine immunization coverage

      The National Vaccine Immunization Program has enhanced the tracking of children, adolescents, and women who did not attend routine immunization for vaccination. In a move aimed at tracing defaulters, the Ministry of Health with support from partners

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Health CS pledges accelerated healthcare reforms as MTRH board is installed

Health CS pledges accelerated healthcare reforms as MTRH board is installed

        Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has challenged the newly inaugurated Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital board to ensure the facility plays a critical role in the realization of the government’s Universal Health Coverage agenda. Speaking in

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Religious leaders join COVID-19 vaccination drive

Religious leaders join COVID-19 vaccination drive

      Inter-Religious leaders Wednesday backed government’s efforts to vaccinate its population against COVID-19 disease urging Kenyans to get the jab. The leaders launching a three-month vaccination awareness campaign signed a declaration to promote COVID-19 vaccination and allow the

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Health CS rallies support for least developed nations in the wake of Covid-19 devastation

Health CS rallies support for least developed nations in the wake of Covid-19 devastation

      Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe is rooting for restructuring of loans to help less developed nations maintain development gains in the wake of devastation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking on Monday during a high-level virtual meeting

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Medical training to focus on research and Emerging health challenges and Technological trends

Medical training to focus on research and Emerging health challenges and Technological trends

      Human Resource for (HRH) is a key pillar of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) goal. Kenya Medical Training College has this week graduated 5150 graduates in various health cadres. Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache who presided over the

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Stakeholders buoyant as the 18th health sector intergovernmental consultative forum is held

Stakeholders buoyant as the 18th health sector intergovernmental consultative forum is held

    The 18th health sector intergovernmental consultative forum opened on Thursday amid renewed optimism that the country is on course towards realizing its health agenda. The two-day forum dubbed “Beyond COVID-19 to Achieve Universal Health Coverage” brings together health

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