Members Meeting on 24th March, 2022

Kenya Healthcare Federation hosted the Members’ Meeting on 24th March 2022. The Key highlight during this Forum is a presentation by The Global Fund Operations in Kenya, update on KCM Evolution Project & the 7th Global Fund Replenishment and the Performance of Global Fund grants in Kenya.

The KHF Members’ Meeting is a Private Sector Forum that brings together leading Healthcare Organizations within the KHF Membership, Partners including Ministry of Health Representation, Development Partners, Faith Based Organizations, Non – Governmental Organizations and other Stakeholders to discuss various emerging issues and success around the health systems.

During the meeting, a session on Kenya Coordinating Mechanism (KCM) for The Global Fund by Dr. Daniella Munene, the KHF representative at KCM Constituency made a presentation on the overview of the Global Fund operations in Kenya and the update on KCM Evolution Project. She emphasized one of the strategic objectives of the KCM is to engage constituencies and share Global Fund information transparently, equitably and accurately.

KCM Secretariat, Margaret Mundia also gave an update on the 7th Global Fund Replenishment stating the role of Private Sector in the 7th Replenishment.

KHF Director Dr. Daniella Munene
KCM Secretariat, Margaret Mundia

Universal Corporation Limited, Managing Director, Palu Dhanani giving a presentation on the performance of Global Fund grants in Kenya in regards to Universal Corporation Limited stating that their focus is to identify and develop niche products and create differentiated value in the Global Generics Space. 

The Global Fund – The National Treasury, Malaria Programme Officer, Anthony Miru, gave a presentation on the performance of Global Fund grants in Kenya outlining the Programmatic performance updates, Financial performance, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, PR Oversight activities and Key grants implementation challenges and mitigation measures.
 
AMREF Health Africa Venture Development Manager, Peter Waiganjo gave a project brief in regards to Tuberculosis and Malaria Grants, highlighting the Selection of Sub Recipients for 2021 – 2024 and Implementation updates on Key activities.
 
Kenya Red Cross Project Management, Research and Data Analyst, Rosemary Gathogo also made a presentation on the performance of Global Fund grants in Kenya highlighting the Grant Updates, NFM3 Program Performance and Implementation Updates, Covid-19 Implementation Updates including Procurements and Key Challenges & Mitigating Measures encountered.

Universal Corporation Limited, Managing Director, Palu Dhanani
Kenya Red Cross Project Management, Research and Data Analyst, Rosemary Gathogo
AMREF Health Africa Venture Development Manager, Peter Waiganjo
The Global Fund - The National Treasury, Malaria Programme Officer, Anthony Miru
KHF Chair, Dr. Kanyenje Gakombe gave the welcome remarks as well as welcoming all the members for attending this forum and took the initiative to welcome KHF CEO, Dr. Anastasia Nyalita to discuss the KHF Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026. 
 
KHF CEO, Dr. Anastasia Nyalita took the moment and appreciated all the new KHF Members and congratulated them for joining us. She gave an update in regards to the KHF Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026 with two main factors in mind in terms of Leadership and Growth with new and robust Vision, Mission and Core Values. She also spoke about the advocacy agenda focusing on KHF Events, Engagements and Partnerships.
 
KHF Chair, Dr. Kanyenje Gakombe gave the welcome remarks as well as welcoming all the members for attending this forum and took the initiative to welcome KHF CEO, Dr. Anastasia Nyalita to discuss the KHF Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026. 
 
KHF CEO, Dr. Anastasia Nyalita took the moment and appreciated all the new KHF Members and congratulated them for joining us. She gave an update in regards to the KHF Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026 with two main factors in mind in terms of Leadership and Growth with new and robust Vision, Mission and Core Values. She also spoke about the advocacy agenda focusing on KHF Events, Engagements and Partnerships.
 
KHF Chairperson Dr. Kanyenje Gakombe
KHF CEO Dr. Anastasia Nyalita

During the final sessions of this forum, KHF sought to chart the way forward for 2022 along the 6 Committees with their Chairs and Vice Chairs representatives; KHF Director and Supply Chain Committee Chair, Vinod Guptan, KHF Health Regulations and Quality Standards Committee Chair, Millicent Olulo Orera and KHF Public Private Partnerships Committee Vice Chair, John Kamau.

KHF Director, Dr. Linus Wachira Ndegwa concluded the Members Meeting with a vote of thanks to all Health Sector players from the Private Sector, Public Sector, Development Partner Groups, Partners and Stakeholders and all KHF Members for attending this Forum.
 
KHF Director and Supply Chain Committee Chair, Vinod Guptan
KHF Health Regulations and Quality Standards Committee Chair, Millicent Olulo
KHF Public Private Partnerships Committee Vice Chair, John Kamau
KHF Director Dr. Linus Ndegwa

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