Stop TB Partnership Kenya who supported the event is leading the way to a world without tuberculosis (TB), a disease that is curable but still kills three people every minute. Founded in 2001, the Partnership’s mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality treatment is available to all who need it.
Ms. Evaline Kibuchi, the National Coordinator of Stop TB Partnership Kenya presented under the theme of “do more, do something, do better together”.
Mr. Jed Ondiko, President of University students’ community organization (UNISCOO) project, presented the Health Care Innovation Challenge (HCIC). This project aims at harnessing creativity amongst students and expertise of academia to produce health solutions that are safe & effective, frugal, scalable and innovative.
The members meeting that followed was chaired by Dr. Amit N. Thakker and also present was the Vice Chair Dr. K. K. Gakombe together with the other Directors of KHF. We were privileged to have Mr. Syed Sohail from Kisumu, Aga Khan Hospital and Dr Timothy Olweny from Evans Sunrise Medical Centre, Nakuru as our invited guests.
The meeting which was attended by over 60 members and guests deliberated on the updates from the following KHF committees.
Healthcare Regulations and Quality & Standards committee report was presented by Millicent Olulo, Supply Chain Committee by William Mwatu, Healthcare Financing Committee by Dr. Amit N. Thakker and Dr. George Rae, Public Private Partnership Committee by Dr. Jaqueline Kitulu and Human Resource for Health Committee by Winnie Shena.
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