The government of kenya will hire 103,000 community health promoters as part of a preventive approach to healthcare, President Williams Ruto has said.
Each promoter will be responsible for 100 households and will be kitted with modern medical equipment and deployed in communities across Kenya, the TCD Digital Reports.
The Preventive healthcare approach seeks to save lives and resources. The 103,000 community health promoters will be kitted with modern medical equipment and deployed in communities.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has offered to help train the workers.
Kenya commends USAID for M-Mama, an innovative mobile app ambulance service that pregnant women and new mothers can call when in distress.
Kenya and USAID have a robust partnership across many sectors and particularly in healthcare.
Met USAID Administrator Samantha Power, State House, Nairobi. Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha and US Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman were present.