There is a need to align your strategic plan with the government’s UHC agenda- CS Nakhumicha to NHIF.
Speaking at a meeting with the management and board of the NHIF, Health cabinet secretary, Susan Nakhumicha stressed that NHIF needs to align its plans with the patients’ needs.
She said,”There is a need to align your strategic plan with the government’s UHC agenda to make it more patient-centred. The government remains committed to ensuring that individuals and communities access quality healthcare services without suffering financial hardship.”
She further commended the national insurance hospital fund( NHIF) for the service they are offering citizens.
She however, encouraged them to fully digitize their service for convenience in health services access.
She said,”I’m encouraged by what you have been able to achieve in-house. Let us make good use of the resources available to improve services.”
NHIF chairperson also revealed their plan to reach every Kenyan. He stated that they are fully committed to provide efficient health services to everyone.
He said,”It is not only hospitals that are responsible for providing healthcare. With that, I believe we will now be able to have a further reach and be able to extend towards 100 per cent of Kenyans having healthcare benefits.”