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KENYA:Cuban doctors get Sh1bn budget

June 2018 Business Daily; The Treasury has allocated Sh1 billion to cater for salaries and other benefits due to the 110 Cuban doctors, who started arriving in the country early this month. The doctors will take home a total of Sh563 million in salaries annually, according to a breakdown presented to …

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HIV pill ‘could be fuelling risky sex’, study reveals

June 2018 Dailynation; A pill meant to shield people from contracting  HIV could be indirectly fuelling promiscuity by encouraging unprotected sex, a new study shows. The study also showed that the introduction of the pill, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), has coincided with increase in other sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors are not overpaid

May 2018 Standard media; Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has dismissed claims that the Cuban doctors coming to Kenya will be overpaid and described those opposed to the scheme as “not a critical set of people”. Speaking in Geneva, Switzerland, after the conclusion of the 71st World Health Assembly, Kariuki singled …

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KENYA:Kebs names 157 illegal water bottling firms

May 2018 Standard media; Some of the brands on the spot Mt Kenya Aberdare Aqua Drops Aquifer Springs Kirinyaga Springs Fountain Waters Cools Springs Oasis Eden Fresh Lake Waves Nyamasaria Do you pick a bottle of water to quench your thirst without checking the packaging company’s details? Be warned. The Kenya …

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KENYA:

May BusinessDaily;A Kenyan doctor has filed a petition in court seeking to stop the government from licensing Cuban doctors to practise in local clinics, arguing that the foreign medics were single sourced to the disadvantage of local counterparts. Samson Robert Misango says in court papers that there has been no …

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