The Investments Policy of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a policy document, which provides a broad but focused guideline on the investment activities of the Fund. The Policy, aims at attaining and maintaining a positive real rate of return on the Fund’s overall investment portfolio. It also aims at achieving and maintaining a well diversified investment portfolio that is capable of handling Funds obligations on a sustainable basis.
The first Investments Policy of the Fund was adopted in September 2005. Since then it has been reviewed twice, in April 2008 and in February 2011. This reviewed policy has been done following the issuance of the Social Security Schemes Investment Guidelines, 2012 which came into operation on 1st May, 2012.
In the review and formulation of the Policy, the NHIF Act, the corporate objectives, as well as the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the Fund have been taken into consideration