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MP Shah Hospital eyes expansion with $10m IFC funding (Kenya)

MP Shah Hospital eyes expansion with $10m IFC funding (Kenya)

By Mugambi Mutwgi | Business Daily, Kenya May 6, 2016 MP Shah Hospital is set to receive Sh1 billion ($10 million) from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to boost its… Read more »

MPs probe Medanta Hospital in referral-for-bribes scandal (Kenya)

MPs probe Medanta Hospital in referral-for-bribes scandal (Kenya)

By Stellar Murumba | Business Daily, Kenya May 6, 2016 Parliament has opened investigations into the activities of Medanta Africare — the hospital accused of notoriously referring patients to India… Read more »

Sh4 million anesthetic machine stolen from Chuka hospital

Sh4 million anesthetic machine stolen from Chuka hospital

Source: The Star May. 03, 2016, 3:00 pm By DENNIS DIBONDO Police in Tharaka Nithi are investigating how Sh4 million anaesthetic machine was stolen from the newly-constructed maternity wing in… Read more »

Tana River hospital runs out of food

Tana River hospital runs out of food

Source:  Daily Nation By DANIEL TSUMA NYASSY Monday May 2 2016 Since Thursday last week, the patients have been going without food after suppliers withdrew their services over unpaid bills…. Read more »

Government expands free maternity admissions to mission hospitals

Government expands free maternity admissions to mission hospitals

Source: kibera county news By Philemon Komen 04 May 2016 9:20 AM The government of Kenya through the Ministry of Health has hinted on the willingness to expand maternity services across… Read more »

Jadudi scheduled for the 5th brain operation in India

Jadudi scheduled for the 5th brain operation in India

By Tonny Ndungu Jadudi, a cancer patient who was part of Kenya’s biggest cancer campaign has another brain tumour barely nine months after operation   In August, 2015, a campaign… Read more »

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award Winners Honored

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award Winners Honored

    Source:https://today.duke.edu/2016/05/sullivanaward Sherryl Broverman, a biology and global health associate professor of the practice at Duke, has established a non-governmental organization that offers a secondary school for impoverished girls… Read more »

VICE News A Court in Kenya Will Decide If Anal Exams to Determine Sexuality Are Unconstitutional

VICE News A Court in Kenya Will Decide If Anal Exams to Determine Sexuality Are Unconstitutional

Source: vice news By Kayla Ruble May 4, 2016 | 7:08 pm Men who were forced to undergo anal examinations in order to prove whether or not they engaged in… Read more »

Gilgil Mental Hospital hit by major financial crisis

Gilgil Mental Hospital hit by major financial crisis

Source: Standard digital By Antony Gitonga Thursday, May 5th 2016 The superintendent in charge of the facility, Dr Catherine Gitau, said yesterday that the hospital has a debt of over Sh8… Read more »

Advanced Cancer Patients Will Not Go to Nairobi – UCI

Advanced Cancer Patients Will Not Go to Nairobi – UCI

By Lilian Namagembe Kampala — Patients with advanced cancer and in dire need of radiotherapy treatment will not be sent to Nairobi for medication, Dr Jackson Orem, the executive director… Read more »

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