The government of Kenya is expressing their commitment to enhancing cancer prevention, treatment, and management. Accordingly, PS Mary Muthioni regularly meets stakeholders of healthcare in various nations. The government’s drive to improve the service has been evident through the national and state health ministry. The government has been making significant investments in the sector.
The development of the health sector is among the foremost mandates of the government of Kenya. The government believes that advancements in the health sector are possible only through cooperation and international partnerships. Accordingly, the prominent members of the country’s health ministry continue to meet and interact with international stakeholders to seek support.
The ministry is making siligent efforts to ensure accessible and quality cancer services for all citizens. Accordingly the Ministry of Health is actively seeking strategic partnerships. The Ministry of Health in the government of Kenya shared the glimpses of the Meeting on his social media account. The Meeting featured a crucial supporter in the international arena.
The Principal Secretary, Mary Muthoni, and the Ambassador of Sweden to Kenya, Caroline Vicini, engaged with one another on various issues. Further, The Meeting took place on Monday, July 17, 2023. The Ministry of Health stated that on July 17, Principal Secretary Mary Muthoni held a productive meeting with the Ambassador of Sweden to Kenya, Caroline Vicini.
The discussions centred around exploring collaborations throughout the entire cancer management value chain. Areas of focus included a number of issues critical to the needs of the people. These also include capacity building for Human Resources for Health, cancer awareness initiatives, screening programs, and treatment advancement.
Meanwhile, The Kenya Ministry of Health asserted that the Swedish Pharmaceutical Companies AstraZeneca and Elekta have already been valuable partners to the Ministry of Health, supporting cancer care and vaccine distribution.
Further, During the meeting of the two healthcare stakeholders, The Principal Secretary Mary Muthioni emphasized that the government aims to leverage such existing collaborations. Through these collaborations, they seek to advance the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) agenda