Launch of the UHC Tracker to Enhance Healthcare Access

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Prof. Simon Karanja hands over the report of the project to Ag. Director General, Ministry of Health, Dr. Patrick Amoth. Looking on (from left) is Principal COHES, Dr. Reuben Thuo and Executive Director FIND Kenya, Prof. Joseph Mathu Ndung’u.

The Digital Health Applied Center team launched the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) tracker on the 22rd August, 2023, that they developed. The data collection tracker is categorized into four main areas: Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health (RMNCH); Communicable Diseases; Non-Communicable Diseases; and Service Capacity and Access. These areas aligns to the World Health Organization (WHO) indicators used to determine the level of equity and coverage of health services in different Countries. This tool primarily aims at integrating diagnostic data into decision-making processes to improve primary care services offered.

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