The management board
The ministry of health is under the leadership of following management board.
- Cabinet Secretary for Health, Hon. Mutahi Kagwe, EGH
- Chief Administrative Secretary, Rashid Abdi Aman, BPharm., PhD
- Principal Secretary Susan Mochache, CBS
- DG Dr. Patrick Amoth
- CAS Health, Mercy Mwangangi
A Healthy, productive and globally competitive nation
To build a progressive, responsive and sustainable health care system for accelerated attainment of the highest standard of health to all Kenyans
Attaining equitable, affordable, accessible and quality health care for all
- Health policy
- Health regulation
- National referral Health facilities
- Capacity building and
- Technical assistance to Counties
- Partnership and collaboration
The Ministry of Health’s ISO Quality Statement Policy is available on the link below:
- The pandemic was a big blow to the ministry, however, the ministry through its board of governance has been able to manage the pandemic by giving out the following guidelines
- Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water, or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (5 feet) between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
- Persons with a cough or sneezing should stay home or keep a social distance, but avoid mixing with others in a crowd.
- Maintain good respiratory hygiene by covering your mouth and nose while coughing and sneezing with a handkerchief, tissue, or into flexed elbow.
- Stay at home if you feel unwell with symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.
- Suspend all public gatherings, meetings, religious crusades games events etc. Normal church services can go on provided they provide sanitizing/and hand washing.
- Suspend all inter – school events, but keep schools open.
- Public transport providers are directed to provide hand sanitizers for their clients and regular cleaning of the vehicles.
- Temporary suspension of prison visits for the next 30 days.
- Kenyans must not abuse social media platforms or indulge in spreading misinformation that can cause fear and panic.
- Travel restrictions outside the country unless absolutely necessary and no travel to disease Epicenter countries.
- Dissemination of information on daily basis.
For more information on Covid-19 pandemic follow the link below;
The ministry under the devolved government has been able to coordinate between the county government and the National government to offer its services to the people effectively. The link below leads to the information on how the devolved government has been able to coordinate.
Last Update: January 14, 2022