EAST AFRICAN NEWS

KENYA: U.S. Adds Cholera On Travel Advisory Alert

June 2015 TheStar; Tourism players at the Coast are angered by a June 3 US government advisory against Mombasa and eight other counties over a cholera outbreak. Kenya Association of Hotel keepers and Caterers executive officer Sam Ikwaye yesterday dismissed the latest advisory “as flimsy and misplaced” since no cholera …

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KENYA: Top private hospitals missing in NHIF list

June 2015 BusinessDaily; Top private hospitals are missing from the list of providers that the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) published on Monday for its outpatient services, a pointer that they have failed to strike a deal with the public health insurer. The NHIF published a list of more than …

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SOUTH SUDAN: Government Refuses to Declare Cholera Outbreak

June 2015 Aljazeera; South Sudan’s government refuses to declare a cholera outbreak in Juba despite medical officials reporting confirmed and suspected cases from across the capital city. According to the country’s health ministry, 126 suspected cholera patients have been admitted to Juba’s main hospital since June 12 and there have …

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ETHIOPIA: A Lot Can Happen in 15 Years

May 2015 GlobalFundNews; In my previous life as a Global Fund Board member I often said that the Global Fund was the only organisation that I knew of that would invite people to come and criticize them. And indeed, over the last two days we have heard about areas where …

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