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Young doctors here feeling burnt-out, says study

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November 2017 straitstimes; Young doctors are feeling burnt-out, and this affects their ability to empathise with patients, a local study has found. Researchers surveyed nearly 500 medical residents across 34 specialities in three public hospitals, eight in 10 of whom said they felt emotionally exhausted, lacking in personal accomplishment, or …

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USA:Illinois officials overhaul health care enrollment

November 2017  effinghamdailynews;Illinois Department of Insurance officials are quickly working to enroll residents through the health care marketplace in half the amount of time as last year. Open enrollment began Nov. 1 and will be six weeks long, unlike the 12 weeks last year. Insurance department officials are adding 230 …

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KENYA:Gender gap narrows for medical degrees

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November 2017 Businessdaily; There has been this long-held belief that the highly technical medical degree courses are dominated by males. But a scrutiny of university enrolment data over the past 12 years paints a different picture, debunking the notion. The gender gap in enrolment of undergraduate medical courses has actually …

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KENYA:Mailu on the spot over staff hiring

November BusinessDaily;Afya House has once again been thrust into the eye of a storm after it emerged that a senior official in charge of medicine quality control and regulation has remained in office for months despite a court order stopping his appointment. High-level correspondence between the Ministry of Health and …

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