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What are the challenges facing health sector in Kenya?

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Challenges facing health sector in Kenya include;

  • High cost of medical equipment and drugs undermine service delivery
  • Strain on health facility arising from fast growing population.
  • HIV/AIDS has diverted government health budgets.
  • Corruption and vices affect procurement and distribution of health supplies
  • Ineffective National Hospital Insurance and county government over healthy policies
  • Industrial unrest due to doctors and health workers strike. 
  • New diseases have also strained the resources e.g COVID 19, cancer
  • Increased environmental pollution has increases incidences of ailment

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