Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha appears before Parliamentary Health committee

Accompanied by Medical Services PS Mr. Harry Kimtai, NHIF CEO Elijah Wachira, and Ministry of Health staff, CS Nakhumicha acknowledged systemic issues and initiated an internal investigation

Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula appeared before the Parliamentary Health Committee chaired by Dr. Robert Pukose on Thursday to address concerns about corruption at NHIF. Accompanied by Medical Services PS Mr. Harry Kimtai, NHIF CEO Elijah Wachira, and Ministry of Health staff, CS Nakhumicha acknowledged systemic issues and initiated…

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Kenya: Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha urges Members of Parliament (MPs) to prioritize health Regulation funding

Speaking at the Departmental Committee on Health, chaired by Dr. Robert Pukose at the Bunge Towers, CS Nakhumicha emphasized the vital role of regulation in healthcare

Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula is advocating for increased funding to the Ministry of Health to tackle the proliferation of substandard healthcare facilities. Speaking at the Departmental Committee on Health, chaired by Dr. Robert Pukose at the Bunge Towers, CS Nakhumicha emphasized the vital role of regulation in healthcare.…

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Stakeholders consultative workshop on Transition of National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and Social Health Authority (SHA)

The workshop's primary objective is to gather feedback from key stakeholders on the draft transition roadmap

The  Transition Committee, alongside the Chairpersons of the Social Health Authority (SHA) and National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) Boards, convened the inaugural stakeholders’ consultative workshop on the transition of NHIF and SHA at a Nairobi hotel.  The workshop's primary objective is to gather feedback from key stakeholders on the draft…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) Registration set to launch on March 1, 2024

This milestone signifies a crucial step toward achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and shifting the healthcare paradigm towards preventive and promotive practices

In a significant move aimed at transforming Kenya's healthcare landscape, the Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) is scheduled to commence operations on March 1, 2024. Speaking during a prayer service graced by the Deputy President H.E. Rigathi Gachagua, EGH at St Andrew's Catholic Church in Kwanza Constituency, in Trans Nzoia…

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Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Champions Universal Health Coverage Advocacy at Kakamega Prayer Service

This initiative will replace the 57-year-old National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) with the progressive Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF)

Health CS Nakhumicha S. Wafula joined H.E. President William Ruto for an Interdenominational Prayer Service in Kakamega County and commended the Head of State for leading the charge in realizing Universal Health Coverage, ensuring all Kenyans access quality and affordable healthcare.  Additionally, she seized the opportunity to enlighten congregants on…

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The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) Partners with African Development Bank Group (AfDB) to Support Financing of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Projects in Côte d’Ivoire with EUR 194 million Insurance Support

African Development Bank’s partnership with ICIEC is pivotal to scaling up the Bank’s partial credit guarantee scheme to attract the needed financing by Standard Chartered

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (http://ICIEC.IsDB.org), a multilateral credit and political risk insurer and a member of the IsDB Group and the African Development Bank, have signed a strategic risk sharing engagement aimed at fostering sustainable development in Côte d’Ivoire. In this landmark…

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Kenya: Inauguration of Transition Committee for Social Health Authority Marks Key Step Towards Healthcare Reform

The event marks a significant milestone in the implementation of the Social Health Act of 2023, which necessitates all NHIF members to register afresh with the Social Health Authority under the Social Health Insurance Fund

Today, on January 30, 2024, Cabinet Secretary for Health Nakhumicha S. Wafula officially inaugurated the Transition Committee for the Social Health Authority. This committee, appointed via a gazette notice on January 26, 2024, is tasked with facilitating the seamless transition from the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to the newly…

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African Development Bank and Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) Partner to support financing of ESG Projects in Côte d’Ivoire with EUR 194 million insurance support

African Development Bank’s partnership with ICIEC is pivotal to scaling up the Bank’s partial credit guarantee scheme to attract the needed financing by Standard Chartered

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) and The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), a multilateral credit and political risk insurer and a member of the IsDB Group, have signed a strategic risk sharing engagement aimed at fostering sustainable development in Côte d’Ivoire. In this…

Source: Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) |

Moody’s Affirms Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) Aa3 Insurance Financial Strength Rating (IFSR) with Stable Outlook for the 16th Consecutive Year

ICIEC’s profitability remained resilient in 2022, with a combined ratio of 37.3% and net income of Islamic Dinar 8.2 million, benefitting from enhanced business-coverage, reduced risk

Moody's Investor Services (Moody’s) affirmed ICIEC’s (https://ICIEC.IsDB.org) Aa3 Insurance Financial Strength Rating (IFSR) with a stable outlook for the 16th consecutive year. The affirmation of the rating reflects the strong fundamentals - ICIEC’s financial position, risk governance and continued support from its parent - the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and multiple…

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The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) Partners the West African Development Bank (BOAD) at the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to Boost Sustainable Investment and Prosperity in West Africa

The core focus of the partnership is to address key areas such as climate change adaptation and communication projects

In a significant move at COP 28, the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (http://ICIEC.IsDB.org), a leading multilateral credit and political risk insurer, and the West African Development Bank (BOAD) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This collaboration marks a milestone in promoting economic…