List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nurses Threaten to Join Doctor’s Strike

Nurses Threaten to Join Doctor’s Strike

Source: Nairobi Star 28th November 2011 BY RAMADHAN RAJAB A national crisis looms large after nurses and other staff in public hospitals yesterday threatened to join the doctors’ strike planned… Read more »

Drugs Disappear From Jkia

Drugs Disappear From Jkia

Source: The Nairobi Star Tuesday, 29 November 2011 BY STAR REPORTER A drug consignment with a street value of Sh100 million has mysteriously vanished from the Kenya Airways storeroom. The… Read more »

Getting to Zero – Zero AIDS-Related Deaths: 2011 World AIDS Day Theme Announced

Getting to Zero – Zero AIDS-Related Deaths: 2011 World AIDS Day Theme Announced

Source: who.int Backed by the United Nations the “Getting to Zero” campaign runs until 2015 and builds on last year’s successful World AIDS Day “Light for Rights” initiative encompassing a… Read more »

Global Fund Cancels Round 11 Financing – MSF

Global Fund Cancels Round 11 Financing – MSF

Source: who.int NOVEMBER 22, 2011 — Because donor funding for global HIV/AIDS and the Global Fund has been declining, the Fund is in the most dire financial situation it has… Read more »

UNAIDS Board Visits Kenya to Learn About HIV Response

UNAIDS Board Visits Kenya to Learn About HIV Response

Source: UNAIDS November 29, 2011 by A. Coulterman UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) members participated last week in the annual Board field trip – this year to Kenya – that… Read more »

In Kenya, new life at an old hospital

In Kenya, new life at an old hospital

Source: thestar.com Published On Sun Nov 27 2011 Jayme Poisson/Toronto Star NAIROBI, KENYA—Lillian Wanjiru is in labour, about to give birth to her third child, and she is worrying about… Read more »

Out Goes the River, In comes The Christian Rite of passage

Out Goes the River, In comes The Christian Rite of passage

Source: Nairobi Star BY NJONJO KIHURIA Wednesday, 23 November 2011 At the beginning of November, Elijah Kamunya, an accountant with a fast growing Nairobi firm, took ten days off, to… Read more »

Doctor brain drain costs Africa $2 billion

Doctor brain drain costs Africa $2 billion

Source: (Reuters) – Sub-Saharan African countries that invest in training doctors have ended up losing $2 billion as the expert clinicians leave home to find work in more prosperous developed… Read more »

Broker jolts hospitals with new pricing index

Broker jolts hospitals with new pricing index

Source: Business daily By STEVE MBOGO AND RAWLINGS OTINI Posted Thursday, November 24 2011 A new medical inflation index that will influence patients and insurers’ choices has been released, sparking… Read more »

Hospital staffers compose largest delegate group enlisting for AfriHealth conference as global debate on telemedicine takes centre stage

Hospital staffers compose largest delegate group enlisting for AfriHealth conference as global debate on telemedicine takes centre stage

Source: starfm,com Published on November 25, 2011 25.November.2011:- With only a week to the opening of the fourth annual AfriHealth conference, the continent’s leading forum to discuss management issues, technology… Read more »

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