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Kenyan healthcare in need of urgent changes

May 2017 Dailynation; Kenya’s public health system is in a crisis with corruption as the biggest challenge. The latest suspension of $21 million (Sh2.1 billion) direct funding to the Ministry of Health by USAid adds to a series of issues pointing to a system in need of urgent governance and leadership …

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KENYA: Mailu hopeful US will reverse aid suspension

May 2017 Businessdaily; A detailed report on use of funds has been submitted to the US government following withdrawal of billions of shillings from the health ministry in a move the State hopes will reverse a decision to suspend direct assistance. Health Secretary Dr Cleopa Mailu however denied Friday that …

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KENYA: Donald Trump deals blow to pro-abortion NGOs

February 2017 DailyNation; Barely four days after coming into office, US President Donald Trump appended his signature to an executive order that bars US federal funding for foreign NGOs that support abortion. That signature on January 23 has far-reaching implications for Kenyan women and their families. The order also stymies …

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NIGERIA: Global agency faults Nigerian doctors on malaria treatment

November 2016  Guardian; The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday expressed dismay that Nigerian doctors were treating malaria without carrying out key tests. “Too many medical professionals are still treating without testing. This is easy to fix but the men and women need to be taught about changing …

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