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KENYA:Ministry takes over Sh8bn KU hospital

February 2019 Business Daily;Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital is set to become a State corporation under Health ministry according to an order signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The hospital which has been put up at Sh8 billion will, however, continue to provide specialised treatment alongside training and research …

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KENYA:Did NHIF trade in money meant to save mothers?

November 2018 Dailynation;Mr Geoffrey Mwangi, the chief executive officer of the National Health Insurance Fund, is a man in trouble. If detectives prove their claim that, under his watch, money intended to cover expectant mothers under the Linda Mama programme was used for trading in opaque circumstances, he may well …

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KENYA:Rotich stops mobile clinics in Afya scam

October 2017 Dailynation; Treasury has slammed the brakes on the installation and commissioning of portable medical clinics that were linked to the controversial Sh5 billion health scandal last year. Through the Supplementary Budget, the Treasury has cut Sh450 million allocated for the installation and commissioning of 100 containers that continue to …

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KENYA:Government could pay Sh35b in drugs dispute

July 2017 Dailynation;The Health ministry’s move to withhold a Sh1.8 billion payment from a supplier who shipped in anti-malarial drugs and equipment between 1993 and 1995 has exposed taxpayers to the risk of paying at least Sh35 billion after interest accumulated over two decades. Equip Agencies, a local supplies firm, …

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