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KENYA:Medical claims raise payout by Sh1bn

2018 October BusinessDaily;Claims in the medical, motor private and motor commercial segments of general insurance rose nearly Sh1 billion to raise overall claims insurers incurred 2.03 per cent during the second quarter. Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) industry release for Q2 2018 shows that claims amounted to Sh29.20 billion up from …

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KENYA:iPay, online drug seller MyDawa ink payment deal

October 2018 BusinessDaily;Online pharmacy MyDawa entered into a deal with fintech firm iPay to broaden payment options for users that will now include M-Pesa, Equitel and Visa. Through the partnership, tech savvy MyDawa customers will also be able to use Pesalink, Mastercard, Masterpay, e-Lipa and Kenswitch to settle their drug …

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KENYA:Curious case of discharge gone awry

October 2018 Standardmedia;Under normal circumstances, an arrival home after a long stay in hospital bed is undoubted call to celebration. In a strange twist of irony, however, Kibibi Abdulla’s arrival at her Kileleshwa home from Aga Khan Hospital (AKUHN) in Nairobi, yesterday morning seethed of despair, lamentation and protest. Despite …

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KENYA:Nairobi Hospital, US firm sign patient data deal

August 2018 BusinessDaily;The Nairobi Hospital has partnered with an international digital health company in a deal that enables it to offer patients real-time SMS updates on their ailments and appointment reminders. US-based firm access.mobile Inc will use its mobile and cloud technology to connect the hospital’s patients to their healthcare …

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KENYA: New shoulder replacement technology launched in Kenya

August 2018 StandardNews; A new shoulder replacement surgery has been introduced in Kenya. The new technology in shoulder arthroplasty was introduced at the Nairobi Hospital in an event officiated by the hospital’s CEO Gordon Odundo and renowned shoulder replacement specialist from India Dr. Ashish Babhulkar. Speaking during the workshop, Mr. …

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