2018年08月07日

CLOSED DOOR SPECIAL MEETING


Prior to the commencement of the GGG+ Forum meeting, there was a closed-door meeting, where high-level people had discussions on Kenya’s UHC agenda.
Mr. Denis Awori, from the Toyota Kenya, said that the private sector has a key role in financing UHC, and designing good and cheaper products for healthcare.
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GHIT’s Mr. Yamabe was moved by the infectious diseases and poverty that faces the people of Essumba, and wanted to help improve funding to solve such problems in the near future. Dr. Yasutomi, a researcher, congratulated RESULTS Japan for working among the poorest people.
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Dr. Githinji Gitahi, the CEO of Amref explained about the challenges of UHC in Kenya. These include inadequacies in personnel, medical supply, political will, fiscal space, technical management expertise, research, and vaccination.

Prof. Kokwaro who chairs UHC Kenya secretariat said he was developing the healthcare package which will be piloted in four counties of Machakos, Kisumu, Isiolo and Nyeri in the next 18 months. Later, it will be rolled out to the whole country. According to him, the government should do away with strikes and focus on contractual agreements for sustainability.

From Westlands MoH, Dr. Asma said the infectious diseases are a problem, and as such, they have to be dealt with vigorously. He asked the partners to fund RESULTS Japan more so that it can address the diseases.
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JICA, through Ms. Keiko Sano sought for the cooperation of all partners. “Everyone has a role to play”, she insisted. JICA, through TICAD VII, will push for more resources, and technical aid to facilitate achievement of UHC.

When Dr. Githinji asked Dr. Manabu Sumi about the nature of the 2.9 million pledged, whether it’s a grant or a loan, Dr. Sumi said he cannot disclose as at now, but in the future, communication will be made much more clear.
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The meeting ended with remarks urging everyone to partner for better delivery of the ambition UHC goals in Kenya.

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UHCとSDGsの実現のために闊達な議論ができたみたいですね
Posted by ことり at 2018年08月07日 13:03
アフリカで行うGGG+Forum、充実した会議になりましたね。
Posted by ひら at 2018年08月07日 23:19
UHCのための様々な取り組みが実を結ぶといいですね。
Posted by しん at 2018年08月08日 08:07
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