Kakamega bags a Sh1.2 billion HIV funding deal

Kakamega county is in possession of a Sh1.2 billion deal with the United States Agency for International Development.

The deal is a plan to fund the HIV and AIDS Programmes.

In this regard, Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya, has lauded the deal. He says, the deal will benefit more than 47,000 HIV and AIDS patients.

In addition, the deal will see the country receive Sh.240 million annually for five years.

Moreover, part of the funding will go towards salary payment of health workers and community health volunteers involved in the HIV and AIDS Programmes.

This deal is allowing the co-option of the donor facility with organizations. Among the universities include, Moi University, Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare, and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.

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