Addressing delegates at the National Human Resources for Health Dialogue in Kapkatet, Kericho County, Felix Koskei, Head of Public Service, emphasized the critical role of healthcare professionals in achieving Kenya’s constitutional healthcare standards.
Acknowledging the challenges faced by healthcare workers, Koskei advocated for sustainable solutions.
The establishment of the Kenya Health Human Resource Advisory Council (KHHRAC) was highlighted, with Koskei expressing gratitude to the Council of Governors for their support.
He underlined the importance of a collaborative approach to shaping an agenda for healthcare workforce development.
Alignment of healthcare system elements and the significance of accurate data collection were key focuses.
Nakhumicha S. Wafula, Cabinet Secretary for Health, stressed the need for compassionate healthcare service, and Moses Kuria, Cabinet Secretary for Public Service, called for a dialogue on healthcare harmonization.
Attendees included Health Ministry PS’s Harry Kimtai and Mary Muthoni, Kericho Governor, Kakamega Governor, COG, Director-General for Health, Senators, and partners in health.