How officials plotted to siphon cash in medical equipment scheme

The ministry abandoned the PPP and adopted public procurement, exploiting a clause that allows restricted tendering

In Summary

• Officials manipulated procurement laws, varied contracts and bulldozed county governments to accept the equipment.

• In some counties, the equipment lies idle due to lack of technical personnel to operate the machines, while others have no room for the equipment.


Ministry of Health officials connived to siphon off public funds through the Sh63 billion Managed Equipment Services programme, according to a special audit report...

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