Elgeyo Marakwet is among 11 county governments that have already the Intergovernmental Partnership Agreement(IPA).
Governor Alex Tolgos on Wednesday represented the county in signing the agreement.
The county becomes the first in the North Rift region to officially enter into the partnership with the National Government towards the realization of Universal Health Care(UHC).
The partnership involves the hiring of interns, complimenting health technologies in counties, provision of basic equipment to health facilities and partners in monitoring and evaluation
Speaking when she presided over the signing, outgoing Health CS Sicily Kariuki said all the 47 counties will be covered under the UHC by end of the month.
The National Government has already set aside Sh42 billion for the National roll out of the program.