Stephen Stanley Bundi, Dr Samson Paul Nyang’au, Dr. Yusuf Wanjala Muchelule


This study sought to determine the influence of stakeholder resource mobilization on implementation of NHIF projects in Kenya, and to determine the moderating influence of monitoring and evaluation on the relationship between stakeholder resource mobilization and implementation of NHIF projects in Kenya. A descriptive research design was adopted with the target population of 110 NHIF management staff responsible for UHC projects implementation. Census sampling technique was adopted. Questionnaires were used for data collection. A pilot study was conducted on 10% of the target population to determine the reliability and validity of the instrument. Quantitative and qualitative data was obtained. Thematic analysis was used to analyze qualitative data and the presentation of results in prose form. Quantitative data was analyzed on SPSS. Inferential and descriptive statistics were used to analyze qualitative data. Frequency distribution, mean, standard deviation and percentages were included in descriptive statistics. Inferential data analysis was done using Pearson correlation coefficient, regression analysis. Multiple linear regression analysis was used to establish the influence of stakeholder resource mobilization on the implementation of NHIF projects in Kenya. The results were presented using tables. The study found that stakeholder resource mobilization positively and significantly relates with project implementation. It was also found that monitoring and evaluation significantly moderated the relationship between resource mobilization and implementation of NHIF projects in Kenya. The study thus concludes that a unit increase in stakeholder resource mobilization would lead to an increase in implementation of National health Insurance Fund projects in Kenya. The study thus recommends management of NHIF to improve its resource mobilization to improve project implementation. It is also important for them to introduce monitoring and evaluation to improve effectiveness of the strategies adopted.

Key Words: stakeholder resource mobilization, implementation, NHIF projects, monitoring and evaluation

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