USAID, KEMSA SIGN Sh.65bn Medical Supplies Deal

USAID, KEMSA SIGN Sh 65bn Medical Supplies Deal

The US government, through USAID has awarded Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) KSh.65 billion for the supply of drugs and medical equipment in the country. The Medical Commodities Program was launched on 9th November 2015, by US Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Robert. F. Godec and the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health Dr.Khadijah Kassachoon at the KEMSA Supply Chain Centre in Embakasi. The five-year contract will see KEMSA procure, warehouse and distribute HIV/Aids test kits and medications, contraceptives, malaria test kits and drugs as well as maternal and child-health equipment for all public hospitals across the 47 counties.