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Reviewing the Progress of Kenya-UK Bilateral Agreement on Nurses Employment

Nairobi Wednesday May31,2023 Principal Secretary State Department for Public Health and Professional Standards Mary Muthoni has this morning held a meeting with representatives from the British High Commission,Kenya Medical Training College and the Nursing Council to explore strategies for accelerating the Kenya-UK Bilateral Agreement that seeks to expand employment opportunities for Kenyan Nurses in the UK market.

The PS said that the ministry endeavours to strengthen internal structures and streamline the preparation process including enhancing access to the relevant information, training and examination to ensure enough workforce for proper utilisation of opportunities availed to Kenyan nurses.
She also said that the ministry will work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders and in line with ministries including the Ministry of labour and social protection and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to expand the global market for our health workforce.