Home News & Updates President Uhuru halts new NHIF proposals

President Uhuru halts new NHIF proposals

- Advertisement -

It is a relief for Kenyans after President Uhuru Kenyatta halted the new National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) changes.

The orders will also put a stop to the new packages that were to come into effect as announced by the organization.

The new changes in NHIF were to allow one spouse and a total of five children only.

- Advertisement -

In addition to that, for one to benefit from the scheme they will be required to wait for a period of three months, an equivalent of 90 days.

Kenyans were angered by the changes as COTU rejected it saying they would cause pain to the Wananchi.

A section of leaders were also against it saying they will not see the light of day once passed through the parliament.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

62-year-old ex-convict sentenced to 35-years in jail

Loitoktok Law courts has on Wednesday sentenced a 62-year-old robbery with violence suspect to 35-years in jail.Joyce Wairimu...

Kenyan plane crashes at Dhobley airstrip in Somalia

A Kenyan plane crash landed in Dhobley airstrip in Somalia on Monday as it attempted to take off to Nairobi.

Senate adjourns motion on proposed revenue sharing

The Senate of Kenya has for the 7th time adjourned the motion on the proposed revenue sharing formula.Approving...

Kenya coronavirus cases rise by 605, deaths by 6

Kenya has on Tuesday confirmed 605 new coronavirus rising the confirmed number of cases to 23,202.The new cases...