EAST AFRICAN NEWS

KENYA:Jubilee Insurance, Nairobi Hospital in debt row

June 2020 BusinessDaily; Jubilee Health Insurance Limited  and Nairobi Hospital are entangled in a dispute over multimillion-shilling claims, a standoff that has seen the hospital lock out clients insured by the country’s largest medical underwriter. Nairobi Hospital claims that Jubilee has not settled a Sh357 million bill that has been outstanding …

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Court case exposes fraud in KDF medical scheme

June 2020 theStar: A court case has exposed systemic loopholes in the Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (Defmis), resulting in some cases of fraud. Some payments made to accredited service providers were made on the basis of forged documents, court paper say. A number of retired military officers in the …

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How Chinese firm and local cartel attempted to steal and sell donor supplies to government

June 2020 theStandard: Crooks from the Ministry of Health officials, Kenya Revenue Authority and rogue businessmen from China tried stealing donated Covid-19 kits for Kenyan health workers. Investigations by The Standard have revealed an intricate scheme that involves possible collusion between Chinese businessmen, government officers and other local operatives to …

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KENYA: 19 more healthcare workers test positive of coronavirus

June 2020 BusinessDaily: Some 19 healthcare workers are currently hospitalised in various facilities across the country after they tested positive for Covid-19.Some 19 healthcare workers are currently hospitalised in various facilities across the country after they tested positive for Covid-19. This now takes to 72 the total number of healthcare …

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Kenya records highest positive cases of Covid-19 in a day

June 2020 theStandard; Health CS Mutahi Kagwe (pictured) has sent a warning shot to persons celebrating the reopening of certain areas yesterday by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Eastleigh and Old Town suburbs that were under partial lockdown ceased to – following the president’s directive, but to which the CS has warned that “It …

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