The government will utilise National Government Administration Officers (NGAOs) to enhance the uptake of the Covid-19 vaccine.


This comes after Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i hosted the USAID delegation at his office on Monday.

The USAID delegation was led by USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission Director Mark Meassik.

During the meeting, discussions were centred on leveraging (NGAOs) infrastructure to enhance the intake of Covid-19 vaccines under a Kenya-US partnership deal.

The US government has identified Kenya as a pilot country to narrow the vaccine gap between wealthy and low-income nations.


The NGAOs infrastructure is critical in relevant mobilising and coordinating the access to vaccines.

Matiangi thanked USAID for boosting Covid-19 vaccine uptake in Kenya through the long-term Kenya-US collaboration.

He added his ministry will make use of NGAOs nationwide network to mobilise communities and facilitate access to vaccines.

"We are grateful to our development partner @USAIDKenya for boosting Covid-19 vaccination uptake in the country through the long-term Kenya -  US collaboration. The @InteriorKE will utilize @ngaosKE nationwide network to mobilize communities and facilitate access to vaccines," Matiang’i said.