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KENYA:Medical drugs importers put on two months notice

June 2017 BusinessDaily;Importers of pharmaceutical products have until September 1 to comply with Kenyan standards on medical drugs and equipment or face cancellation of their licences. The notice affects all importers of medical devices, food supplements, medical cosmetics, herbal products and other related healthcare borderline products falling under the regulated …

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KENYA:Nurses’ union officials clash on live TV

June 2017 Dailynation;Kenyans will have to wait longer for nurses to resume work as divisions in the Kenya National Union of Nurses are complicating negotiations with the national and county governments.  On Friday, a press conference called by a faction of the union led by the embattled chairman John Bii …

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KENYA:Number of NHIF members hits 6.5m

June 2017 Dailynation; Principal contributors to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) have hit 6.5 million mark on the back of the campaign that recruited new members from the informal sector. The scheme, which is open to any Kenyan over the age of 18 years with a monthly income of …

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KENYA:Talks hit a snag as nurses’ strike enters Day 4

June 2017 Dailynation; The nationwide nurses’ strike entered it fourth day today, with union officials’ date with Labour Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie bouncing. Representatives of the health workers were scheduled to meet with Mrs Kandie in Nairobi on condition that they talk about their Collective Bargaining Agreement and not the trade …

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