Uhuru’s Cabinet Secretary lands top UN Job
The CS has also been invited to address the third high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.
CS Kariuki has been appointed to a UN commission as part of a team to advice on innovative and feasible solutions on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.
She will now serve serve as a commissioner on the World Health Organization (WHO) Independent High-level Commission on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
Sustainable Development Goals
In her new role, she will part of a team that will advise WHO director general Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus on bold and practical recommendations on how to transform new opportunities to enable countries to accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 3.4 on NCDs.
The CS has also been invited to address the plenary segment of the third high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases slated for Thursday, September 27, 2018 in New York, USA.
The Health CS last month survived an impeachment motion after MPs decided to drop the move.
According to the Majority Leader Aden Duale, the House leadership resolved to handle the matter internally as the issues raised against the CS were not amount to gross violations of the constitution.
The MPs had accused the CS of unprocedural suspension of Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) CEO Lilly Koros, arrogance and disrespecting them.
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