REPUBLIC OF KENYAPARLIAMENTNATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS(Bill No. 14 of 2015)THE HEALTH BILL, 2016(A Bill published in the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 44 of 2015 and passedby the National Assembly, on March 30th, 2016)N.A. /B/No. 14/2015
The Health Bill, 2016222222221THE HEALTH BILL, 2016ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSESClausePART I—PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS1—Short title and commencement.2—Interpretation.3—Objects of Act.4—Responsibility for health.5—Standard of health.PART II—RIGHTS AND DUTIES6—Reproductive health.7—Emergency treatment.8—Health information.9—Consent.10—Information dissemination.11—Confidentiality.12—Health care providers.13—Duty of users.14—Complaints.15—Duties of national government.16—Office of the Director- General.17—Functions of the Director -General.18—Directorates.19—County health system.20—Duties of county executive department of health.21—Coordination.
The Health Bill, 2016223PART III—PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES22—Public health facilities.23—Public-private partnerships.24—Retention of service provision.25—Classification of levels of healthcare.PART IV─KENYA HEALTH SECTOR INTER-GOVERNMENTAL CONSULTATIVE FORUM26─Establishment of Forum.27─Purpose of the Forum.28─Meetings of the Forum.29─Conduct of Business of the Forum.PART V─ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KENYAHEALTHHUMANRESOURCEADVISORYCOUNCIL30─Establishment of the Council.31─Functions of the Council.32─Powers of the Council.33─Chief Executive Officer.34─Conduct of business affairs of the Council.35─Delegation by the Council.36─Tenure of office.37─Staff of the Council.38─Terms and conditions of service.39─Protection from liability.40─Funds of the Council.41─Financial year.42─Annual estimates.43─Accounts and audit.44─Investment of funds.
The Health Bill, 2016224224PART VI— ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KENYAHEALTH PROFESSIONS OVERSIGHTAUTHORITY45— Establishment of the Authority.46—Composition of the Authority.47— Powers of the Authority.49—Functions of the Authority.49—Chief Executive Officer.50─Conduct of business affairs of the Authority.51─Delegation by the Authority.52─Staff of the Authority.53─Terms and conditions of service.54─Protection from liability.55─Funds of the Authority.56─Financial year.57─Annual estimates.58─Investment of funds.59─Accounts and Audit60─Relationship with other regulatory bodies.61─Formation of professional bodies.PART VII—REGULATION OF HEALTHPRODUCTS AND HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES62—Establishment of a single regulatory body for healthproducts and technologies.63—Functions of the single regulatory body.64—Conditions.65—Licences.66—Standards.67—Procurement of health products and technologies.PART VIII—PROMOTION AND ADVANCEMENTOF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
The Health Bill, 201622568—Public and environmental health.69—Policies.70—Amendment of Cap. 242.71─Lactation stations in the workplace.