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Health CS Nakhumicha Leads National Validation Exercise on Social Health Insurance Act Draft Regulations

Nairobi, Kenya - 26th February 2024 - Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula spearheaded the National Validation Exercise on the Social Health Insurance Act Draft Regulations at KICC, Nairobi.

ย During the event, she emphasized the critical importance of the exercise in shaping accessible, affordable healthcare for all Kenyans.

ย Nakhumicha underscored the significance of public participation, ensuring diverse perspectives are incorporated into the regulations to address concerns and foster consensus.

ย She also highlighted the transformative vision of healthcare as a right, driving reforms to extend coverage to all Kenyans through the Social Health Insurance Act.

ย The CS outlined the Act's aim to address past challenges in health financing by promoting equity and sustainability in healthcare financing.

ย She emphasized the government's commitment to realizing Universal Health Coverage and ensuring that no one is left behind in accessing essential healthcare services.