The Ministry of Health has stated that it is committed to addressing the country's condom shortage as quickly as feasible. This comes after it was revealed that the country is suffering from a severe condom shortage, with data indicating that the country need 455 million condoms each year, compared to the 1.6 million condoms distributed by the government each month.
Condoms are in short supply in Kenya, where teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and STDs are on the rise, as well as a comeback in sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms have not been available at most public health facilities, hotel/office/restaurant dispensers for the past year. A lack of condoms has been blamed on a high levy on the commodity in a country where most of the free condom programs are supported by donors.
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Global Fund has unraveled a mosquito net supply scandal where millions of Kenyans were supplied with inferior/fake mosquito nets between 2018 and 2019.Most Kenyans are still using the inferior nets upto now.The inferior nets have been blamed for the current spike of Malaria infections in Kenya and other African countries.
Since the Corona virus disease hit the country in mid March 2020, the Kenyan Ministry of Health had been facing an uphill task to ensure a continuous provision of ART drugs to the HIV positive patients noting that the USAID had temporarily withdrawn its support towards curbing the viral disease. However, the patients have a reason to smile as the Kenyan government has reached a deal with the Global Fund, in its move to consolidate for funds to curb the disease. The government has therefore won big as it has
Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is on spotlight after releasing Antiretroviral drugs that were phased out back in the year 2019, due to their side effects on patients.The drugs were donated by the Global Fund and the President's Emergency Plan For AIDs Relief.The drugs were released on Tuesday April 20, and KEMSA released 29 types of ARV drugs to the 31 counties which was worth 1.2 million.
The government of Kenya is now worried after been alleged of corruption, the Global Fund will no longer be expected in Kenya due to fear of corruption. The HIV/ Aids victims are now to suffer most after the government has now made a decision to convert the Fund which supports HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria programs , to buy other medical supplies needed by the country. This bad news has come amid the time Kenya needs support most, the world enemy Covid 19 has greatly affected the economy of the country.
Senior Counsel Paul Muite has despised the idea of the donor community to give Kenyans drugs directly as a way of curbing corruption that KEMSA is accused of having during the fight against the COVID-19 menace in the country. Addressing the matter through his Twitter handle, the lawyer has said that Kenyans are tougher and that they will sell the given drugs and share the spoils of the loot. "Ati the Global Fund will henceforth be buying drugs for us instead of giving us cash because of corruption;we will simply
Courtesy of web. Kenyans have come out to express how they feel after Global Fund rejected Kenya's application for 45B loan. Many have taken to social media saying that the money would have been eaten.here is the reactions of just a few kenyans. "There is no need for grants into Kenya because some fools are busy looting and telling us to change a constitution that has not been implemented even 50%. If those funds come there are some leaders are willing to loot everything without blinking. Let the Global fund
Photo Courtesy: IHRPP The latest procurement scandals at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority(Kemsa), has led to the Global Fund that supports HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria programmes rethinking. The Fund has been giving cash grants to Kenya and other two Africans countries namely South Africa and Ethiopia. But the Agency now says it has lost trust in Kenya and will no longer be giving cash grants but instead, it will buy the medical supplies required by the country. This latest move is meant to curb the high
The Global Fund will no longer give Kenya cash grants due to fears of corruption. The Fund, which supports HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria programmes, said it would instead buy the medical supplies needed by the country. Fraudsters with the backing of high ranking govt officials and their sponsors, including top-level managers at KEMSA conspired to move the Jack Ma consignment by road to Tanzania. The shipment was escorted by police officers daily nation tweeted. Government institutions like KEMSA should
The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority has been having scandals over the billions which lost that are supposed to cater for Covid-19 patients. This led billions of money to go missing. However,the CEO of KEMSA Jonah Mwangi and other two were suspended from work as they were suspected over the loss of the funds. They were suspended as investigations are still going on. Unfortunately, there is bad news to KEMSA as the Global Fund set to withdraw its financial support funds to Kenya. This is after they got disappointed
Instead of channeling monetary grants to Kenya in support of the fight against Tuberculosis, Malaria, and HIV/AIDS, Global Fund will now be buying the required medical supplies. The donor's decision was triggered by alleged corruption and misappropriation of funds especially by the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KeMSA) Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa were the three African nations receiving cash grants before the Global Fund lost trust in Kenya. The donor believes that the stoppage for cash grants will weed
There are other major acts of corruption at KEMSA which will make this one look like a joke.KEMSA new version of accountability is to steal and then write off the loss. USAID, Global Fund have withdrawn KSh 400B funding to Kenya due to KEMSA graft.This is a huge setback to the health sector especially during the Covid-19 times.Its time our leaders showed transparency for once for the sake of helpless kenyans. USAID, Global Fund write to the ministry over KEMSA scandal.Global Fund, USAID fund HIV/Aids, Malaria
The Global Fund will no longer give Kenya money because of fears of corruption.The organization has lost it's trust in Kenya. The Fund which bolsters HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria programs, said it would rather purchase the clinical supplies required by the nation. This choice is intended to reduce corruption in the obtainment chain and bear the cost of more recipients drugs and different supplies. The declaration came after a review of the Kemsa case of misusing COVID-19 Funds. A report by the Country
Reports by the Daily Nation reveal that Global Fund will no longer give cash grants to Kenya over fears that the cash will be embezzled by government officials. The Fund provides cash grant to Kenya in support of Malaria, Tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDs programme in the country. “Instead of proving cash grants to Kenya the Fund has resolved to be buying medical supplies needed by the country”, Global Fund said in a statement. The decision by Global Fund to suspend cash grants to the country is informed by increased
The Global Fund says Kenya risks losing Sh48 billion if corruption allegations at the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) are not completed and changes made to ensure transparency. The Fund mobilises and invests money to accelerate the fight against Aids, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission began investigating allegations of graft at Kemsa last year over the procurement and supply of Covid-19 equipment.
The war between Amref Kenya and Kenya Red Cross Society is putting thousands of Kenyan lives at risk. The war is over a donor kitty worthy sh12.4 billion on who is to manage the kitty. Millions of Kenyans are at risk of dying from malaria, HIV and tuberculosis. The Global Fund as stopped Kenya from utilizing the kitty after Kenya Red Cross society appeal the decision for Amref to manage the kitty. The Fund said there were flaws in the financial evaluation of procurement process and it should be resolved to ensure
KEMSA risks losing billions of shillings in devalued stocks. Major donors threaten to pull out of over Ksh400 B in funding.USAID, Global Fund write to the ministry over KEMSA scandal. Global Fund, USAID fund HIV/Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis.This comes as the investigations involving misappropriation of Covid-19 aid funds gathers pace as the Kemsa top officials were suspended.In a rallying quest to boost the Kenya’s bid in tackling the pandemic, IMF, world Bank, African Development Bank among other agencies