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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 IVKENYA HEALTH SECTOR INTER-GOVERNMENTAL CONSULTATIVE FORUM26Establishment of Forum.27Purpose of the Forum.28Meetings of the Forum.29Conduct of Business of the Forum.PART VESTABLISHMENT OF THE KENYAHEALTHHUMANRESOURCEADVISORYCOUNCIL30Establishment of the Council.31Functions of the Council.32Powers of the Council.33Chief Executive Officer.34Conduct of business affairs of the Council.35Delegation by the Council.36Tenure of office.37Staff of the Council.38Terms and conditions of service.39Protection from liability.40Funds of the Council.41Financial year.42Annual estimates.43Accounts and audit.44Investment 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.50Conduct of business affairs of the Authority.51Delegation by the Authority.52Staff of the Authority.53Terms and conditions of service.54Protection from liability.55Funds of the Authority.56Financial year.57Annual estimates.58Investment of funds.59Accounts and Audit60Relationship with other regulatory bodies.61Formation 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. 242.71Lactation stations in the workplace.

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