New partnership promises to build Maternal Child Health and Cancer hospitals

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 19, 2017 – Kenya and Hungary has entered a partnership to construct two new hospitals namely Maternal Child Health and Cancer.

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu held fruitful discussions with representatives of the Hungarian Government led by the Kenyan Ambassador H.E. Laszlo Mathe on Monday May 15 to explore the proposed tied-aid credit loan structure, which will used to finance the two hospitals.

A team of experts from Kenya and Hungary will meet before end of June to discuss the feasibility studies that will pave way for signing of the financing agreements by the end of this year.

In attendance were the Principal Secretary Mr. Julius Korir, Director of Medical Services, Dr. Jackson Kioko, the Hungarian Chief Political Advisor on Economic Support and Loan Structures Dr. Balint Tombor and Dr. Adam Szucs, the Political Advisor among others.