Kenya Constitution bill of rights Chapter 4 describes health as an economic and social right which emphasizes that-“every person has the right to the highest attainable standards of health, which includes the right to health care services, including reproductive health.
Nyeri County will facilitate progressive realization of this right, within the constraints of fiscal space and priority interventions.
The Fourth Schedule of the Constitution assigns the county government responsibility for developing county health services, including:
Management of health facilities and pharmacies at the county level.
Promotion of primary health care
Licensing and control of undertakings that sell food to the public.
Cemeteries, funeral parlours and crematoria.
Refuse removal, refuse dumps and solid waste disposal.