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Ministry of Health

Functions

· Health Policy.
· Sanitation Policy.
· Preventive and Promotive Health Services.
· HIV/AIDS Programme and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Treatment and Management.
· Health Education.
· Family Planning.
· Food and Food Handling.
· Health Inspection and other Public Health Services.
· Quarantine Administration.
· Overall Sanitary Services.
· Insanitary Nuisances.
· Curative Services.
· Clinics, Dispensaries, Health Centres and Hospitals.
· Registration of Doctors and Para Medicals.
· Maternity Services.
· Nurses and Midwives.
· National Hospital Insurance Fund.
· Kenya Medical Research Institute.*
· Kenya Medical Training College.
· Government Chemist.
· Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA)
· The Radiation Protection Board.
· Regulatory Bodies for Pharmacy and Medicine.

Minister

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Assistant Minister

Assistant Minister for Medical Services
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Assistant Minister for Public Health
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Permanent Secretary

· Dr. Hezron O. Nyangito, C.B.S.

Contact Information
Afya House, Cathedral Road
P.O. Box 30016, Nairobi
Tel. 2717077
Fax: 2713234

Telegrams: "MINHEALTH"
Website: www.health.go.ke