The County of Nairobi paid Ksh 116million owed to Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) For Medical Supplies in February, reducing on its debt with the state corporation. Kemsa confirmed receiving the funds on its official website.
The website reads
“We are indeed grateful for the continued support and partnership as we work towards ensuring availability of quality health products and technologies to all Kenyans”.
The medical agency has also urged other counties to pay up its debt in order to facilitate its mandate. KEMSA commits itself to attain the Universal Health Coverage goals which champions the distribution of affordable drugs to the population.
The current Counties’ debt to (Kemsa) stands at about Sh2.3 billion.Nairobi County has the highest debt at Sh235 million, followed by Narok with Sh104 million. The amount owed is for drugs and other medical supplies.