The CEC for health Hon.Jane Ajele and CCO Dr Roberts Abok led the delegation of county ministry of health on an engagement meeting with health partners,sister county ministries and other stakeholders on finalization of the Universal Health Coverage ( UHC ) road map and its implementation in Turkana County

The meeting brought together all members of county health management committee , sister ministries representatives and partners including NHIF, Amref, UNICEF, save the children, CMLAP II among others to discuss measures to be taken in ensuring that UHC bexlmes a reality in Turkana.

Speaking during the meeting, the chief officer Dr Roberts Abok noted that the best UHC approach for the county is the one that leverages on the community health strategy and engagement of community health volunteers.

Dr Roberts Abok further noted that the nomadic and pastrolist lifestyle of the local population as well as the distance between health facilities should be taken into account when thinking about the UHC strategy