The role of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in providing infrastructure and service support to UHC

Listen Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health is charged with formulation and implementation of health policy, sanitation policy, preventive and promotive health services, HIV/Aids and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) programmes, treatment and management, health education, family planning, food and food handling, and health inspections. Its vision is to have ‘a healthy, productive and globally […]

Challenges in provision of UHC

Listen Provision of UHC is part of the Kenya’s efforts to attain the highest standard of the desired status of health. It aims at ensuring all Kenyans quality, promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitation health services without suffering financial hardship. UHC lowers the healthcare cost in the economy; forces doctors to offer the same standards of […]

Infrastructure for delivery of UHC

Listen Health infrastructure is critically important in achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC). According to the Ministry of Health, health infrastructure is defined as ‘all the physical infrastructure, inpatient beds, equipment, transport and technology (including ICT) required for effective delivery of services at the National Government and County Government level.’ The World Health Organisation (WHO) on […]