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NHIF pays out Sh1bn for C-section child deliveries

NHIF pays out Sh1bn for C-section child deliveries

Source: The Daily Nation By NEVILLE OTUKI 17th April 2017 NHIF payouts for Caesarean section operations have for the first time crossed the Sh1 billion mark in a year, highlighting… Read more »

We’ll pay doctors for days not worked once we get cash – Munya

We’ll pay doctors for days not worked once we get cash – Munya

Source: Capital FM April 12, 2017 By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 12 – County Governments now say they are willing to pay doctors for the days they were on… Read more »

Former Finance minister David Mwiraria dies at Karen Hospital

Former Finance minister David Mwiraria dies at Karen Hospital

Source: Daily Nation Thursday April 13 2017 In the heady days after Daniel arap Moi left State House after 24 long years, a bespectacled, short, quiet man took over the… Read more »

Study ranks Kenya ninth in health governance capacity

Study ranks Kenya ninth in health governance capacity

Source: Daily Nation By Elizabeth Merab In Summary Kenya was praised for using mobile phones to track maternity deaths and outperformed its neighbours by having better institutions and resources. Researchers… Read more »

Scientists say miraa source of crucial human medicines

Scientists say miraa source of crucial human medicines

Source: The Standard By Gatonye Gathura Mon, April 3rd 2017 Local scientists have reported huge potential for the development of new human medicines from miraa (khat) and pyrethrum. At the… Read more »

Former NTV presenter Janet Kanini dies after battle with cancer

Former NTV presenter Janet Kanini dies after battle with cancer

Source: The Star Apr. 01, 2017, By NANCY AGUTU Former NTV presenter Janet Kanini died on Saturday after a battle with lung cancer. “My friend [Kanini] breathed her last this… Read more »

Cancer survivors upset with Sh700m budget

Cancer survivors upset with Sh700m budget

Source: The Star Apr. 01, 2017, By JOHN MUCHANGI, Cancer survivors say the Sh700 million budget allocation for cancer is welcome but can only treat 2,000 patients. About 40,000 patients… Read more »

Kenya launches polio vaccination campaign

Kenya launches polio vaccination campaign

Source: Xinhua| 2017-04-01 20:18:12 Editor: ying NAIROBI, April 1 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s health ministry on Saturday launched a five-day polio vaccination campaign targeting over 4.5 million children below the age… Read more »

VAT on cancer kit removed to cut bills

VAT on cancer kit removed to cut bills

Source:BD Thursday, March 30, 2017 23:28 The State has exempted tax on expensive medical equipment to cut cost of treating diseases such as cancer. Mr Henry Rotich, the Treasury secretary… Read more »

As Nigeria Meningitis death toll grows, Kenya gets new vaccine to prepare for outbreak

As Nigeria Meningitis death toll grows, Kenya gets new vaccine to prepare for outbreak

Source: Premium Times 31, Mar 2017 Agency Report Kenya on Friday unveiled meningitis vaccine as the debilitating bacterial disease threatens to break out in the country’s northern counties amid biting… Read more »

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