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KENYA:Governors, Doctors to Resolve Standoff in 14 Days

November 2013 CapitalFM; A meeting of key players in the health sector on Tuesday agreed that unions, governors and the ministry be given two weeks to resolve the impasse arising from the devolution of medical services. The consultative meeting of stakeholders that was chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State …

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KENYA:Sh135 Million for Trans Nzoia Health Services

November 2013 theStar; The Trans Nzoia county government has allocated Sh135 million for health.Addressing the press yesterday in a Kitale hotel, Governor Patrick Khaemba said Sh5 million will be used to procure a generator while Sh10 million will be for buying coolers for the Kitale District Hospital mortuary. “The mortuary …

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USA: Latest Obamacare Folly: The 80% Standard

November 2013 YahooNews; Since it’s the holiday shopping season, imagine for a moment that Amazon (AMZN) could only fulfill your purchase requests 80% of the time. If their servers were overloaded, you’d get a message inviting you to come back later. Amazon would even offer to send you an alert …

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ZAMBIA:More Nurses Join Strike As Action Spreads

November 2013 ; Nurses at the Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital have joined their colleagues at the University Teaching Hospital by downing tools following government’s failure to meet their demands. The nurses at the University Teaching Hospital have continued their strike action despite Health Minister Joseph Kasonde ordering them to go …

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NIGERIA:’Conflicting Data, Bane of Efficient Health System’

November 2013 ThisDay; The multiplicity of conflicting data on health by various agencies is a major impediment to an effective and efficient health care delivery system in the country. Director, Disease Control and Immunisation, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Emmanuel Abanida said resolving the conflict in the …

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