Social Accountability in Primary HealthCare in Kenya

As an important strategy to increase the quality, equity, and responsiveness of health services, social accountability in primary health care has been emphasized. Social accountability is a concept rooted in governance that designates being answerable for actions and refers to strategies that employ information and participation to demand fairer, more effective public services and being …

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Progress of Community Health Service Bill, 2020.

Sponsored by nominated senator, Agnes Zani, the Community Health Service Bill 2020 seeks to provide a legal regime for counties to recognize and remunerate their respective Community Health Volunteers. Community Health Volunteers are the basic foundation of health systems in Kenya guiding communities on health improvement, disease prevention, and treating common ailments and minor injuries …

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Investing in Community Health Services.

“Community Health remains the foundation of health delivery and the best way to achieve Universal Health Coverage is by strengthening Primary Health Care,” Johnson & Johnson’s, Anthony Gitau acknowledges. “Well-resourced Community Health Services means that fewer people are getting to the health systems and have more people practicing health promotive behaviors to ensure they don’t …

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GOVERNMENT’S MEASURES FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH TO ACHIEVE UHC.

“To make health for all a reality, we need to commit first to fully operationalize Community Health Services as a platform for Primary Health Care and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by ensuring that Community Health Units operate effectively with adequate human and financial resources,” pointed out the Head of State during Amref International University’s (AMIU) groundbreaking ceremony on 9th July 2022 in Ruiru, Kiambu County.

DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE ANNUAL WORKPLAN 2021/22 REVIEW WORKSHOP REPORT

The Ministry of Health, Department of Primary Health Care, with support from Amref Health Africa and PATH Advocacy held an engagement workshop between 27th June and 2nd July 2022 in Samburu to review the AWP for FY 2021/2022 and develop an AWP for FY 2022/2023. The engagement workshop also included partners from various organizations: LVCT …

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CHCs Training in Nyeri County

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Nyeri County Government and Amref Health Africa facilitated CHC trainings across the county in activities that took place between 25th and 27th May 2022. Training was led by the Division of Community Health at the National MoH, Amref Health Africa in collaboration with the Global Fund Sub- Recipient …

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