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'Kenya'

1990 data. Information is reproduced from the Guide to Health Services of the World, published by the International Hospital Federation, ISBN 0 900590 26 2. Price 16.00.

National Population
24m

Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)
46

Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)
60

Death Rate (per 1000 population)
12

Total expenditure on health services in US$
375 m


Description of Health Service

The healthcare system in Kenya is administered primarily at the national level. The Ministry of Health has overall responsibility for the delivery of healthcare services. Acute care is provided in hospital each of which is organizationally linked to about thirty to forty clinics which provide primary healthcare services. The healthcare services in Kenya are financed by government funds. Access is available to health services regardless of financial or insurance status of the patient.



 
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