KEMSA Unveils Kisumu Regional Distribution Centre

In a bid to bolster healthcare accessibility and efficiency in the Western region of Kenya, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Nakhumicha S. Wafula, officially commissioned the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) Kisumu Regional Distribution Centre.

The newly commissioned facility, strategically located to serve facilities across Nyanza, Western, and North Rift regions, is poised to streamline the procurement and distribution of essential medical supplies and drugs.

The event attended by local governors and National Assembly health committee chair and members, underscored the government’s commitment to advancing Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and bolstering healthcare delivery at the grassroots level.

Health CS Susan Nakhumicha Wafula during the launch of the Kisumu KEMSA regional office.
Health CS Susan Nakhumicha Wafula during the launch of the Kisumu KEMSA regional office.

In her address, CS Nakhumicha emphasized the pivotal role of the distribution center in reducing procurement turnaround times and ensuring the availability of quality medical products.

The initiative aligns with the government’s agenda for Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA) and national development, with a keen focus on improving access to affordable healthcare for all Kenyans.

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