EAST AFRICAN NEWS

KENYA: Three doctors get Sh1.8bn to build Ridgeways hospital

August 2015 BusinessDaily; Three Kenyan doctors have secured Sh1.8 billion funding from international investors for a hospital to be built in Nairobi’s Ridgeways estate.The hospital, named Iso Health Limited and sponsored by three Kenyan doctors, is set to receive Sh577 million from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is part …

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KENYA: Redraft Health Bill, say governors

August 2015 DailyNation; Governors have asked Parliament to redraft the Health Bill. The Bill seeks to take the management of level five hospitals, previously known as provincial hospitals, from the counties back to the national government. They said the Bill does not fully recognise that there are two levels of …

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KENYA: Suffering as nurses strike hits counties

August 2015 DailyNation; Patients continued to suffer on Tuesday as nurses went on strike in many parts of he country. And as that was going on, Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto told the National Assembly’s Committee on Health that workers in some counties, including nurses, had not been paid their June …

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UGANDA: Deceased Expectant Mothers Family Compensated

August 2015 DailyMonitor;Nakaseke District local government has commenced the compensation process to a family that lost a mother and her unborn baby while giving birth at Nakaseke Hospital. The compensation process by the hospital follows a ruling by Justice Benjamin Kabiito of the High Court in April this year, who …

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