PS Tum Meets KEMRI Leadership To Discuss Digitization And Research
Nairobi, Kenya May 9, 2023
The Principal Secretary of the State Department of Medical Services today held a familiarization meeting with the leadership team at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). The meeting included discussions on financial management, human resources, and research, with a focus on the need for digitization to enhance transparency and streamline processes.
KEMRI plays a critical role in Kenya’s healthcare system, providing scientific evidence to guide health policies and interventions. The PS acknowledged the institution’s important work and assured KEMRI of the government’s support towards achieving its mandate.
The meeting was a productive exchange of ideas, highlighting the importance of keeping pace with technological advancements in healthcare. The PS’s emphasis on digitization as a means of improving accountability and tracking research data underscores the government’s commitment to advancing the sector.