EAST AFRICAN NEWS

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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KENYA:Doctors cut fees by 20% but public demands more

January 2018 thestar;The exorbitant Sh60,000 doctors charge to circumcise children will have to come down, their board has proposed. The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board yesterday suggested, after a public outcry and a stormy meeting, that fees charged in private hospitals be cut by 20 per cent. The meeting …

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KENYA:Congestion and staff shortage ail Mathari Hospital

January 2019 Business Daily;Auditor-General Edward Ouko has revealed the rot at Mathari Hospital that has seen the national referral facility struggle to provide required psychiatric services. Mr Ouko in his latest report cited congestion, lack of diagnostic equipment, stock-out on critical drugs and inadequate personnel as factors crippling the facility. …

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