Cancer Treatment Financing 2017-11-16T08:47:19+00:00

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National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF)P.O. Box: 30443 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya, 0800 720 601 (Toll Free), (020) 2723255/56, (020) 2714793/94, (020) 2722527, customercare@nhif.or.keinfo@nhif.or.ke.  Branches: Located Country Wide.  The Fund’s core mandate is to provide medical insurance cover to all its members and their declared dependants (spouse and children). The Fund is governed by the NHIF Act No. 9 of 1998. NHIF membership is mandatory for all Kenyan residents who are employed and have attained the age of 18 years. There is also voluntary membership for residents who have attained the age of 18 years with no upper limit of age or limitations on any pre-existing conditions. Special membership is considered for orphans who have a sponsor. The monthly subscriptions for the voluntary membership start at KES 160 per month. Annual rate is 1,920 Ksh per year per family/card. NHIF covers only for  in-patient treatment for up to 180 days/year at all accredited facilities which are government ,private and missions and are contracted individually.  A separate scheme has been organised by the government for civil servants and disciplined services i.e. (Kenya police, prisons, AP, JSU, NYS). All medical conditions including cancer is fully covered at all NHIF accredited hospitals for in-patient and out-patient care.

A & K Global Health, 5th Ngong Avenue Office Suites, 8th Floor, Nairobi, +254 (0) 20 234 4295, +254 (0) 706 514 359, smasinde@akglobalhealth.com.  Provides information about available local and international medical treatment and offers packages to assist patients in making informed health care decisions.  Locations include Iraq, Ethiopia, Kenya and India.

APA InsuranceApollo Centre, 07 Ring Road Parklands, Westlands, P.O Box 30065-00100, Tel. No. +254 020 286 2000, Fax. +254 020 286 2200, Email: info@apainsurance.org.  Offers Femina Plan, cash benefit for policy holders diagnosed with Breast or Cervical Cancer.

UAP Insurance Company LtdBishops Garden Towers, Bishops Road PO Box 43013, Nairobi, KENYA, +254 – 020 – 2850000 Fax +254 – 020 – 2719030, Customer Care Centre – Queensway House, Tel: 2228070, Wireless: 3572 845, uapinsurance@uapkenya.com.  Country-wide insurance services through Afyaimara program, for chronic and pre-existing conditions.

Daisy’s Eye Cancer Fund KenyaP.O Box 30760-00100, Nairobi, +254 (0) 720 729 936, eafrica@daisyfund.org, anne@daisyfund.org. Provides financial support to children with retinoblastoma (eye cancer), including payment for medication and radiotherapy, and raises public awareness about this disease.