Disruption, disillusion and contestations

Friday February 9, 2018

Dr. Benjamin Tsofa writes of the effects of rapid implementation of devolution on the health sector in Kenya and how the rushed pace of devolution has stifled Kenya’s reforms to bring about greater accountability and health service deliver

March 2018 marks five years since devolution in Kenya, implemented as part of government efforts to bring service delivery closer to its citizens. Described by the World Bank as ‘among the most rapid and ambitious devolution processes going on in the world’, researchers from KEMRI-WT have been monitoring the early experiences and effects of devolution on the health sector in Kilifi County Read more