Kwale residents to benefit from county health insurance scheme


Kwale, KENYA: Kwale residents are set to have better health services as the county plans to roll out a health insurance cover.

Kwale County will start a health insurance cover that will help in the provision of health services hence improving the health services for the residents.

Speaking at the official opening of a maternity ward at Mwabila clinic in Mwavumbo, Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya said the plan will be rolled out in stages, with the first stage to be kicked off this year targeting 10,000 residents.

“We will work with all stakeholders to ensure the plan is achieved. This health insurance plan will help better the lives of our people in terms of the health services they are getting,” said Mvurya.

Also while at the event, Governor Mvurya said the county will work closely with major players to ensure that all development projects being undertaken by the county in the remote parts of the county are completed.

Mvurya also said the county will soon be signing a sh2.5 billion contract with World Bank to help in financing the clean water supply project in remote parts of the county.

The governor has warned Kwale residents to be wary of leaders spreading hate as it may interfere with the development.