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Kenya seeks Polish health investors to address universal health

Kenya is urging Polish investors to take advantage of a government push to provide basic and affordable healthcare for the country by investing in various aspects of the healthcare system. This was part of the discussions going on at the 2nd KenyaPoland Health Summit held under the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) office in Nairobi together with the Polish African Business Association (PAfBA).

The Managing Director of Kenya Investment Agency (KenInvest) Dr. Moses Ikiara noted that Kenya was providing an ideal environment for investment in the health sector with the GDP of the health sector growing at an annual rate of 11% higher than the national growth.

He also noted that Kenya had key parameters that would make it ideal for health techs to thrive. “Kenya ranks only second to Ivory Coast in ease of doing business, we have the highest internet penetration in Africa as well …