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Nairobi city grapples with another 33 cases in Cholera outbreak

Nairobi city grapples with another 33 cases in Cholera outbreak

Source: Coastweek (Xinhua)  Kenyan authorities on Saturday confirmed that 33 cases of suspected cholera have been reported in the past two days from a trade forum which ended in Nairobi… Read more »

Kenya yet to meet WHO neurosurgeons threshold, says health official

Kenya yet to meet WHO neurosurgeons threshold, says health official

Source: The Star Jul. 05, 2017, 12:00 pm By STANLEY MAGUT Kenya does not have enough neurosurgeons, medical services director Jackson Kioko has said, noting many patients are referred to… Read more »

Kenya at risk from unregulated drugs

Kenya at risk from unregulated drugs

Source: The Standard By Frankline Sunday Fri, July 7th 2017 Kenyans could be taking stale or counterfeit medicines, a study has revealed. The research that the Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical… Read more »

Governors ask SRC to approve nurses’ salary increase

Governors ask SRC to approve nurses’ salary increase

Source: The Dailt Nation WEDNESDAY JULY 5 2017 By ANGELA OKETCH   Governors have asked the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to approve nurses’ salary increase before they can effect it…. Read more »

Dubai eyeing Kenyan medical tourists

Dubai eyeing Kenyan medical tourists

Source: Citizen Digital By Mac Otani 6 July 2017 World famous travel destination, Dubai, is now shifting focus to medical tourism as it seeks to drive more tourist numbers, especially in… Read more »

NHIF moves to curb fraudulent claims

NHIF moves to curb fraudulent claims

Source: The Standard By Jeckonia Otieno Thu, July 6th 2017 The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) could be losing millions of shillings in fraudulent claims by contributors. This comes after… Read more »

Nurses strike strains mortuaries in Nyanza

Nurses strike strains mortuaries in Nyanza

Source: The Daily Nation WEDNESDAY JULY 5 2017 By ANGELA OKETCH The nurses’ strike is overwhelming mortuaries at major hospitals in Nyanza, officials warn. This is because the bodies of… Read more »

Kenneth Matiba hospital to be moved to a new site

Kenneth Matiba hospital to be moved to a new site

Source: The Standard By Boniface Gikandi   Thu, July 6th 2017 The Kenneth Matiba Eye and Dental Hospital will be moved to the Kimorori Primary School grounds. Governor Mwangi wa Iria… Read more »

Parties should improve social protection of poor people

Parties should improve social protection of poor people

Source: The Standard By Tony Sisule Mon, July 3rd 2017 The traffic gridlock in Nairobi and other towns unearths an unseemly failure of the Government and the people of Kenya… Read more »

Relief as doctors’ union, Health CS finally sign CBA

Relief as doctors’ union, Health CS finally sign CBA

Source: The Standard By Daniel Psirmoi Sat, July 1st 2017 at 00:00 GMT +3 Doctors have signed the much anticipated Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) a matter that led to a… Read more »

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