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Strengthening Laboratory Services

Nairobi  March12,2024 Access to laboratory services is crucial for achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya, recent legislation, including the Facility Improvement Financing Act (FIF), underscores the government's commitment to healthcare transformation by prioritizing the establishment of laboratories in all healthcare facilities. 

This initiative aims to bridge critical gaps in healthcare infrastructure, ensuring that quality diagnostic services are accessible and affordable to all Kenyans, especially those in underserved areas. 

Laboratory Services stakeholders  convened to collaborate on strategies for enhancing the local manufacture, distribution, and supply of diagnostic equipment, marking a significant step towards improving healthcare delivery nationwide.