CHAK has been an effective advocate for its member health units for recognition, inclusion, action and support by Government and other health sector stakeholders. Due to our approach of nurturing strategic partnerships, value-based interactions and evidence-based advocacy, CHAK and its member health units continue to be recognized as major health sector players in Kenya.
Kenya Faith Based Health Services Consortium
Faith based health services in Kenya are coordinated through the Kenya Faith Based Health Services Consortium (KFBHSC) whose membership includes CHAK, KCCB, MEDS and SUPKEM. The Secretariat is hosted by MEDS and the current Chair is the General Secretary of CHAK.
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Partnership Framework (MoU) between the Government MOH, COG and KFBHSC
To formalize partnership with county and national Governments, the Kenya Faith Based Health Services Consortium steering of the development of the Partnership Framework (MoU) between the Government MOH, COG and KFBHSC which was signed by the Council of Governors Chairman and the Religious Leaders for the Faith Based Consortium on 20th November 2019.
County and national health sector engagement
County Governments play a key role in health services management and delivery. CHAK has developed a County Engagement Strategy to guide advocacy and engagement with counties. CHAK works consistently with County Governments in the country and has registered many successes in its county engagement activities over the years. Some of the recent successes are outlined in the current CHAK County Engagement Report.
CHAK maintains strategic partnerships with other key stakeholders in the health sector in Kenya including membership to network organizations in the private sector and civil society and FBOs. Our presence in the Health Sector coordination structures and technical working groups has been strategic and effective.
Regional and international partnerships and advocacy
As a leading FBO in the health sector in Kenya, CHAK is an active member of the Africa Christian Health Association’s Platform (ACHAP) and maintains active membership with WCC, EPN and CCIH for advocacy, networking and partnership engagement opportunities at the international level