Kenya has received a grant of 1.3 million from the Slovak government to assist in the fight against fistula. First Lady Margret Kenyatta who came up with the beyond zero initiative today signed the grant at the Slovak embassy in Nairobi. This grant is among the ongoing support Kenya is getting from the Slovak government to fund the health sector.
Kenya has also received other supports from the same government including the donation of 26 million to fight against Covid-19 disease as well as supporting cardiac surgeries for 10 children who had complex congenital heart disease.
While speaking during the signing ceremony, the Slovak ambassador said that his office chose to work closely with Beyond zero initiative to assist women suffering from this disease.
This grant will greatly help the initiative to treat mothers who have had fistula before as well as creating awareness Of the same disease. Kenya has thanked the government of Slovak for the support.
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