REPUBLIC OF KENYA

Ministry keen on improving efficient utilization of Global Fund grants

     

Nairobi January11, 2023. Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health, State Department for Public Health and Professional Standards Dr. Josephine
Mburu has today attended the Kenya Coordinating Mechanism (KCM) meeting that kicked off the Global Fund 7th grant cycle funding request application process.
The grant will support HIV, TB, Malaria and community systems interventions from July 2024-June 2027. The PS assured that the Ministry of Health will streamline approval process of work plans, budgets and procurement plans to ensure efficient utilisation of grants for the three programmatic areas.
She appreciated the Global Fund, KCM membership and all stakeholders responsible for Global Fund grants implementation in Kenya for their support in the HIV, TB and Malaria response in Kenya. “Through this support HIV, TB and Malaria services are provided in all public hospitals at no cost in line with the Afya Bora Mashinani goal. “She said.
The PS noted that Kenya has made remarkable progress in the fight against the three diseases and called for investments in areas like community systems where high impact can be achieved.