Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

NHIF must incentivise scheme to achieve UHC goals

Reading Time: 3 minutes Universal Health Coverage (UHC) plan by the Jubilee government stands as the most significant milestone towards revolutionising the health sector. […]

Shot in the arm as UHC receives vital materials

Reading Time: 1 minute The ongoing roll out of  Universal Health Coverage  has received a boost after the government and partners unveiled several materials […]

Unions decry shortage of medics, urge State to recruit more clinical officers

Reading Time: 3 minutes The country’s public health facilities have only 7,000 clinical officers. This is short of the required 21,000 health workers. Staffing […]

Rescue UHC plan from deathbed, Kenyans urge

Reading Time: 2 minutes Medical practitioners have called on government to include them in the planning for the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) if the […]

New cancer centre to ease treatment burden – Uhuru

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new cancer treatment centre has been launched at the Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital (KUTTRH). President Uhuru Kenyatta, […]

Unions beseech MPs to shoot down Health bill

Reading Time: 3 minutes George Kebaso and KNA Health sector trade unions, led by the Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU), yesterday […]

Only 20pc of Kenyans have medical cover

Reading Time: 2 minutes Less than a quarter of Kenyans or just 11 million out of about 55 million Kenyan population has some form […]

NHIF should address mistrust on scheme

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many Kenyans are in dire need of basic healthcare and majority do not have money to spend on treatment when […]

NHIF pushes for law to enforce contributions

Reading Time: 2 minutes For the implementation of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) to succeed, all Kenyans must be obligated to contribute to the […]

State disburses Sh6b for UHC programme

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government has disbursed Sh6 billion to finance the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) insurance programme for one million households. Health […]