Pictorial: PSK launches the first Annual Kenya Healthcare Innovation Challenge Awards at USIU-Africa

Last week, the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya in partnership with KUKHA launched the first edition of the 1st Annual Kenya Healthcare Innovation Challenge Awards at USIU-Africa, which shall accelerate the implementation of healthcare innovations in Kenya towards the attainment of Universal Health Care (UHC).

In attendance were Hon. Rigathi Gachagua, Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya, Amb. Simon Nabukwesi- Principal Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dr. Nancy Njeru, Directorate Health Products and Technologies, Ministry of Health, and Hon. Muthomi Njuki, Governor, Tharaka Nithi County.

In his comments, the Deputy President noted that research and innovation in Healthcare were paramount to improving healthcare in our society, noting: “This Innovation Awards a critical step towards pragmatic approaches to finding solutions to the healthcare systems in Kenya.”

He further praised the University, noting that its facilities were orderly and conducive to studies, promising to come and take a more comprehensive tour of the campus.

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