Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu today launched Kitui’s Universal Health Care (UHC) dubbed Kitui Afya Bora Cover aimed at enhancing quality, accessible and affordable medical services to over 100,000 households in Kitui County.
The initiative, which is a fulfilment of with Governor Ngilu’s promise of better health for all Kitui residents, was rolled out in partnership with NHIF.
Through the co-pay scheme, each of the targeted households will contribute Sh. 3,000 to complement Sh. 3,000 contributed by the county government to enjoy a full-year medical cover.
Member households will be able to access a wide range of in and outpatient services in all NHIF accredited healthcare facilities across Kitui, Kenya and even abroad.
Also present is NHIF CEO Peter Kamunyo among a host of other dignitaries and senior national and county government officers.