Kilifi County receives 176 million worth of medical supplies

Kilifi county government has received a consignment of medical supplies worth Sh176- million from Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) to boost the delivery of health services in the region. The consignment which was received by Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi alongside his County Executive Member for Health Charles Dadu outside his Kilifi office consisted of pharmaceuticals […]

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KEMSA urged to supply Covid-19 management drugs

Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga has asked the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) to fast track its efforts in stocking and supplying Covid-19 management drugs to counties. According to the governor, KEMSA is yet to enlist the most important drugs to its supplies and county governments are struggling to access them therefore transferring the burden to […]

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KEMSA pledges to fast-track medical supplies

Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) has pledged to promptly effect deliveries for drugs ordered by the West Pokot County government. This comes after emerging public outcry that there were insufficient drugs within public health facilities in the county compelling many residents to seek medical services from private facilities. Speaking during the handing over of a […]

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Global Fund calls for speedy resolution of KEMSA woes

The government has been urged to put in place sufficient mitigating measures to ensure that The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)’s challenges, including governance, transparency and accountability are resolved. Global Fund (GF) Grant Head, Mark Edington, says that while they are alive to the fact that KEMSA reform program is on-going and is expected to […]

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Residents urged to prioritize Public hospitals for diagnosis

Residents of Busia County have been urged to get the right diagnosis from Public hospitals instead of buying over the counter drugs to treat symptoms of diseases. Speaking to the press at Busia County Referral Hospital on Monday, the Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi asked locals not to go to quacks for diagnosis. “You can end […]

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