EAST AFRICAN NEWS

KENYA :Half of NHIF members stop monthly payment

August 2021 Businessdaily ;More than half of National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) members have stopped paying monthly contributions after the State-backed insurer paid billions of shillings for their treatment, setting the stage for a cash crunch. The fund has disclosed that 5.7 million members or 54 percent of the 10.6 …

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KENYA:Demand for ICU beds rises amid surge in virus cases

July 2021 theStar;Kenya is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases, the Ministry of Health has warned. With this, there is increased demand for ICU beds in hospitals to accommodate the high number of infections. Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has asked county governments to ensure availability of sufficient oxygen. Kagwe reiterated …

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