It will now be mandatory for each household in Kenya to make a contribution of Ksh. 500 to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in new reforms as the government rolls out a health cover for every Kenyan.
In a bill by the National Assembly Majority
The Ministry of Health on-boarded four more Counties to the Intergovernmental Participation Agreement programme as it continues on its mission to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country.
The four counties- Kiambu, Kajiado, Elgeyo
Marakwet and Narok bring the total of the counties that have signed
The ongoing roll out of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
programme and the development of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Dongo Kundu
dominated talks between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
on the sidelines of the ongoing TICAD 7 conference in Yokohama, Japan.
During the bilateral