Universal Health Coverage

Why NHIF is central to delivery of universal healthcare

By Sandra Ochola Attaining Universal Health Coverage (UHC) remains a goal for many developing countries. Those that have managed to […]

Stop exploitation of patients by private hospitals

There has been an uproar over the tactics used by the Nairobi Women’s Hospital to extract money from patients, through […]

Taxman delists Nairobi Women’s as staff medical service provider

Irene Githinji and Roy Lumbe The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) yesterday joined in the tide to cut ties with Nairobi […]

Medical council directed to regulate services in private hospitals

Health CS, Sicily Kariuki Friday directed the newly inaugurated Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council to regulate provision of health services […]

Nutrition key in achieving universal health coverage

Christine Nderitu In December 2018, Kenya started its journey to universal health coverage (UHC) with the kick off of UHC […]

Malaria outbreak kills three more people in Kerio Valley

Winstone Chiseremi @Wchiseremi Three people, including an eight-year-old, succumbed to Malaria on Tuesday, bringing the number of those who have […]

How Uhuru helped Oparanya, Wa Iria retain CoG top posts

President Uhuru Kenyatta may have had a hand in yesterday’s re-election of Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya as the chairman of […]

Government sets aside Sh41.9b for UHC roll out

The government has set aside Sh41.9 billion for the national roll out of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Health Cabinet secretary […]

Issues likely to dominate Kenya’s health agenda in 2020

2019 saw very interesting developments in the health sector, and they are set to gain momentum in coming months.  From […]

Improved facilities to boost healthcare

Efforts to improve health facilities across the country are finally paying off, with several counties reporting improved service delivery in […]