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KENYA:Medics Tribunal Hearing Complaints By Patients

July 2013 TheStar; THE Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board has said it will not hesitate to take punitive measures on errant medics in its bid to safeguard the profession and patients against malpractice. The board’s chairman George Magoha said his team will strive to be fair in hearing complaints raised …

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KENYA:Heads set to roll at health insurer

July 2013 DailyNation; Directors at the national health insurer face the sack barely a year after their appointment as the government moves to clean up the scandal-ridden institution. Health Secretary James Macharia Thursday said the government was not happy with the way the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) was being …

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KENYA:U.S.$46.7 Million for Kakamega Hospital Renovation

June 2013 TheStar; CHINESE investors will collaborate with the Kakamega county government to upgrade the Kakamega Provincial General Hospital to a referral status at a cost of Sh4 billion, governor Wycliffe Oparanya has said. Oparanya said his government has allocated Sh411 million towards the upgrade adding that negotiations with Chinese …

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