Kenya: MoH commits support to Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority

The Ministry of Health is committed to supporting the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority. The KENRA is working to ensure efficient, safe, secure, and peaceful utilization of Kenya's atomic energy and nuclear technology.

Kenya, Nairobi: The Ministry of Health is committed to supporting the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority. The KENRA is working to ensure efficient, safe, secure, and peaceful utilization of Kenya’s atomic energy and nuclear technology. In this regard, the Ministry of Health made this proclamation on their social media.

The Kenya Ministry of Health also shared several images on their social media account. The images featured the Principle Secretary, Mary Muthoni and the Chairperson of the KENRA Board, Omondi Anyanga. Other prominent members of the prominent meeting also included Acting CEO James Chumba.


The Ministry of Health shared on its social media account that this meeting was the most successful. The Ministry also expanded on the topics that the meeting covered. The Ministry’s support to the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority includes the regulation of:

  • radioactive materials
  • radiation sources,
  • nuclear technology

The Ministry of Health further stated that they will use these resources for various economic sectors. These sectors include medicine, agriculture, industry, research, telecommunications, and nuclear-generated electricity.

The meeting between Principal Secretary Mary Muthoni Muriuki and the Chairperson of the KENRA Board, Omondi Anyanga, and Acting CEO James Chumba occurred on Tuesday, July 11. The discussion primarily focused on the authority’s roadmap to 2027.

The Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Health in the government of Kenya expressed the Ministry’s commitment to supporting KENRA’s Strategic Priority Areas. This support is also essential in enhancing KENRA’s contribution to creating a safer Kenya and achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

The Ministry of Health stated that this meeting was most important for the collective future of Kenya. Through collaborative efforts, the Ministry aims to ensure that utilizing atomic energy and nuclear technology aligns with national and international standards.

The Ministry of Health in Kenya is also working diligently towards inrpoducing modernization to the practices and facilities. The people of the country also acknowledge and appreciate the work that the ministry puts in for the development of the nation.


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