In order to improve service delivery in the Health Department, the department is working on entering into a partnership with Safaricom Company to develop an app that will link households with NHIF.
County Executive Committee Member Mrs. Everlyne Rotich and Safaricom officials disclosed this in a meeting that brought together top Health Department Officials.
In the meeting, the CECM said that her department is looking forward to getting quick medical solutions that can be dispensed to the electorates electronically.
Mrs. Rotich said that her aim is to reach the rural demographics with health information besides giving them informative messages.
“We also want a system that can retrieve information from the clients and give us real-time reports." Said the head of the department.
On their part, Safaricom Company officials led by Ms. Everline Munene showcased some of the innovations the company had partnered with other stakeholders with the objective of transforming lives.
She said that they were willing to partner with the County to customize their product to suit their needs.
Medical Services Director Dr. Reuben Korir was also present during the deliberations.