Security of a society largely depends on its health. Kenya’s current health system is poorly functional, expensive, very poor quality and wasteful. FORD-Asili wishes to see all Kenyans accessing high quality and affordable health-care services in facilities whose proximities are not burdensome. The aim of the party is to ensure that all Kenyans are provided health service as basic necessity equal to food and shelter because the party realises that there are three basic diseases: Physical; Psychological; Spiritual.
The first two diseases need nutritional and medicinal supplements while the last may from time to time require spiritual and psychological counsel. The party has noted with concern that for every sick Kenyan there are more than five Kenyans whose time is spent tending to their sick and remain unproductive for as long as the patient remains indisposed. Many members of FORD-Asili aver that the service to the sick is caused by the fact that the clinics, health centres and hospitals are ill equipped and personal attention from workers extremely wanting. FORD-Asili will invest in a health programme that addresses the following areas: