President Kenyatta orders his team to remain in Cuba

Kenya lands major deal with Cuba

The delegation from the ministry of health will remain to follow up on a deal that will see Kenya partner with Cuba to transform healthcare in the country.

The agreement will see accelerated cooperation in health that will cover prevention and treatment of malaria, hypertension, diabetes and hepatitis B.

The cooperation will also cover prevention and treatment of a range of livestock diseases.

The deal will be integral in achieving one of the big 4 agenda set out by the president and which will in a big way form part of his legacy.

Among the items in President Kenyatta’s agenda in his final term is the provision of quality and affordable healthcare.

Those ordered to remain behind include Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dr. Rashid Aman who will be joined by other officials from his ministry over the weekend.

Aman will lead the remaining team will agree and sign a deal on cooperation covering a range of medicines at the stage of clinical trials, vaccines and in-demand pharmaceutical covering a range of diseases common in Kenya.

President Kenyatta who is on the second day of his visit will also open the Kenyan Embassy in Havana, Cuba as the two nations seek stronger ties in areas of mutual interest such as trade and healthcare.

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