Cabinet Secretary For Health Engages With Partners And Donors To Advance Universal Healthcare In Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya May 5, 2023
On Friday, Nakhumicha S. Wafula, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, convened a high-profile meeting with a diverse group of partners and donors to discuss the government's strategic plans for the implementation of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya. The meeting brought together key stakeholders from renowned organizations, underlining the collective commitment to achieving comprehensive healthcare for all Kenyans.
The presence and active participation of partners and donors played a pivotal role in shaping the government's UHC agenda. The partners who attended included the Mastercard Foundation, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
The meeting served as a platform for robust discussions on the strategic roadmap for UHC implementation. The Cabinet Secretary presented the government's vision and highlighted the importance of collaboration and support from various sectors to achieve universal healthcare. The engagement of these esteemed partners and donors signifies the recognition of their role in making quality healthcare accessible to all Kenyans.
"The government of Kenya is committed to ensuring that every citizen has access to affordable and high-quality healthcare," stated Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha. "We greatly appreciate the support and partnership of organizations like the Mastercard Foundation, WHO, CIFF, USAID, and UNICEF in advancing our UHC agenda. Together, we will work towards creating a robust healthcare system that leaves no one behind."
The meeting delved into key areas of focus, including strengthening healthcare infrastructure, expanding access to essential health services, and addressing health inequalities.