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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:Nuteez peanut butter unfit for human consumption

January 2019 theStar; Nuteez peanut butter has been declared not fit for human consumption. In a certificate of analysis on Thursday, the government chemist Johansen Oduor said it exceeds the maximum required limit of aflatoxin. The peanut butter was found to be containing 28.08ppb aflotoxin, 18.08ppb more than the required limit. Peanuts are susceptible …

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KENYA:Violent Patient Kills One, Injuring 6 Others In Nanyuki

January 2019 Kenyans;According to reports, the 48-year -old patient only Identified as Paulwas being treated for epilepsy. It is alleged that Paul suddenly got violent and started attacking other patients and members of staff. Rony Mutuma who was being treated for diabetes succumbed to the incident after the violent patient hit him with …

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KENYA:KNH in cash crunch over Sh1 billion debt

January 2019 BusinessDaily; Kenyatta National Hospital is in deep financial trouble after the National Hospital Insurance Fund failed to pay Sh800 million it owes the giant medical institution. The hospital operations are already in peril, putting the lives of thousands of patients, who depend on the facility, at risk with …

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