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ETHIOPIA:Ethiopian Child Mortality Rate Falls 40 Percent

May 2013 Ertagov; Ethiopia has reduced its child mortality rate by 40 percent over the last two decades. The figure is attested by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The 14th Mothers International Conference said the progress in Ethiopia is impressive in preventing children’s death from preventable disease. Yet the …

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KENYA:Nurses seek new terms of service

May 2013 DailyNation; Parliament has been petitioned to endorse new terms of service for nurses. Nurses’ representatives meeting in Thika Saturday said a paper outlining new terms and conditions of service has been submitted to the National Assembly. Kenya Nurses Union national chairman Josephinus Musundi said it was unacceptable that …

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TANZANIA:MPs Call for Universal Health Insurance

May 2013 DailyNews; MEMBERS of Parliament have called for health insurance coverage for all Tanzanians, noting that the government should find ways of making the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) accessible to every Tanzanian, regardless of whether they are in the formal sector or not. Debating budget estimates for the …

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