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Is Health Underfunded? Concerns over donor reliance, Kenya's Covid response criticized

10th June, 2021

The ministry of health has been allocated 121.1billion shillings under the 2021/2022 financial year, a slight increase from the 112 billion shillings it was allocated in the last financial year. However, the National Treasury has come under criticism over the covid 19 response allocation that critics of the budget term inadequate considering the amount set aside for procuring vaccines given the estimates required to vaccinate at least 30 percent of the population.