Health CS Urges Health Workers To Adopt Managerial Skills


Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe now says the medics should adapt managerial skills in the workforce saying, it will benefit the health sector.

Speaking in Mombasa during the closing ceremony of a healthcare workers conference, Kagwe mentioned recommendations that should be included on managerial skills like research, science, and technology which will help harmonize the curriculum of training healthcare professionals to deal with emerging trends in the sector.

Kagwe urged healthcare workers to focus on primary health which forms a basis of a healthy nation other than giving ICT and change of people’s behavior in the harmonization of training curriculum of health professionals will ball focus on curing diseases.

The CS further assured Healthcare workers of the ministry’s commitment to implement the recommendations made in the just-concluded three-day healthcare workers conference by giving practical presence from the agreed solutions to enhance the workforce.

While closing the three-day workshop Kagwe urged multiplicity of professional organizations to ensure seamless working between them, which will help engage policymakers in a comprehensive manner to ensure interpretation of ideas becomes easier for the political class in policymaking.

On collaboration between nations on modalities of containing epidemics and health complications, the CS said the recommendations will be forwarded to the East Africa Community and the rest of Africa through AU to benefit the continent noting that, they will no longer be the recipient of ideas but a continent that shares ideas.


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