Kibwana launches ambitious free healthcare plan for Makueni residents

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana (left), Health Executive Andrew Mulwa (second left) and Deputy Governor Adelina Mwau (right) join traditional dancers in Wote Town on September 16, 2016. PHOTO | PIUS MAUNDU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Each beneficiary will have to part with Sh500 a year “registration fee” to cover himself/herself and members of their nuclear family, he said.
  • In addition, patients in need of specialised services such as surgical implants, specialised imaging, intensive care unit, dialysis and post-mortem services will have to pay for them, according to Health executive Dr Andrew Mulwa.

All Makueni County "citizens" will be treated for free at all major public hospitals starting next month, Governor Kivutha Kibwana announced on Friday.

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