First Lady Kenyatta feted by WHO for role in universal health coverage

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was in the midst of global leaders feted by the World Health Organization (WHO), “in recognition of her outstanding advocacy on global health matters”.

The First Lady was presented with the Health Leaders 2019 award, by WHO Director General Adhamon Ghebreyesus.

Ms Kenyatta, through her Beyond Zero campaign has over time been at the front line to promote affordable and efficient health care across the board.

The initiative which has rolled out in various counties already is set to launch three crucial policy documents – the National Female Genital Fistula Strategic Framework, the National Training Curriculum for Health Care Workers and the National Training Curriculum for Community Health Volunteers – among other projects.

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