Emergency, Chronic & Critical Illness Fund

Emergency medical care has largely been neglected in Kenya for many years. The government has now put in place the Emergency, Chronic and Critical Illness Fund that shall be used to ensure access to quality emergency services and critical care. Read the proposed guidelines and provide your feedback by clicking the button below.

Emergency Care Fund Launched

Kenyans will now access quality healthcare in an efficient, affordable and non-discriminatory manner. This follows the signing of four revolutionary and progressive Universal Health Coverage bills today by President William Ruto. He said the Emergency, Chronic and Critical Illness Fund will handle emergency and chronic illness costs once social health insurance is depleted. This fund […]

76th WHA endorses Emergency, Critical and Operative Care (ECO) Services

The Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly (WHA) took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 21st to 30th May 2023. With the theme “WHO at 75: Saving lives, driving health for all,” this year’s Health Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution that called for timely additional global efforts to strengthen the planning and provision of quality emergency, critical and […]

How emergency response failed Baby Travis in his hour of need

Unfortunately, these cases were purely about poor responses to medical emergencies. The emergency was not what the child presented with, but the need for initial resuscitation and ensuring the patient is comfortable, meaning they are not in pain, even though the theatre was not available. 

Kenya Emergency Medical Care Policy 2020-2030

The Ministry of Health, today, launched the Kenya Emergency Medical Care (EMC) Policy 2020-2030 and the Kenya Emergency Medical Care Strategy 2020-2025, to promote healthcare among citizens in need of emergency treatment. The Kenya Emergency Medical Care (EMC) Policy 2020-2030 is the first-ever policy in Kenya that seeks to establish a working Emergency Medical Care (EMC) System as […]

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