Measures taken to improve the health sector in postcolonial Kenya

The following are measures taken to improve the health sector in postcolonial Kenya.

  • The ministry of health was created to oversee health matters.
  • Expansion of health facilities through harambee and donor funds e.g. Nyanza Provincial hospital (Russian Hospital)
  • Many health training institutions were started e.g. Medical training colleges
  • Improvement in hygiene through provision of piped water.
  • Establishment of several research institutions on human diseases e.g. KEMRI
  • Provision of more basic education in order to uplift hygiene standards in the society.
  • Provision of free anti-retroviral and anti-malaria drugs.

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