Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- President William Ruto says his administration will seek to attract investors from the private sector to work with the government to actualise universal health coverage (UHC) and cut the cost of medical care.

Speaking at the launch of an AAR hospital on Kiambu road, the Head of State said reforms at the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) were underway.

"We are committed to refine and package appropriate incentives and a facilitative policy framework to attract the service providers from the private and religious-based organisations besides the government-owned facilities," said Dr Ruto on Wednesday.

The World Bank data shows that health expenditure per capita for Kenya was $83.41 in 2019, an increase from $20.52 ...