Tag Archives: County hospitals

KENYA:Advanced CT scanners to ease medical costs

November 2018 Dailynation; Kenyans can breathe a sigh of relief after the Ministry of Health confirmed that ultra-modern CT scanners, and qualified personnel to handle them, are now available in public health facilities. Director of Medical Services Jackson Kioko on Sunday said Kenyans no longer have to travel abroad for …

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KENYA:Senators back upgrade of 11 county hospitals

July 2018 BusinessDaily;Governors look set to lose control of 11 county hospitals after Senate gave a nod to proposals seeking to have the facilities revert to the national government to serve as regional referral and training facilities. The proposal contained in the National Referral Hospital Bill has also been endorsed …

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KENYA:Kenya National Union of Nurses blames county governments for delayed payment of workers

January 2017 Standardmedia; The nurses’ union has issued a fresh demand to county governments. Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) on Thursday blamed county governments for delayed payments of its workers. KNUN accused the governments of not honouring the return to work formula and Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) signed in November, 2017. The union demanded the …

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KENYA:Talks hit a snag as nurses’ strike enters Day 4

June 2017 Dailynation; The nationwide nurses’ strike entered it fourth day today, with union officials’ date with Labour Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie bouncing. Representatives of the health workers were scheduled to meet with Mrs Kandie in Nairobi on condition that they talk about their Collective Bargaining Agreement and not the trade …

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KENYA: State moves to reclassify hospitals

March 2017 StandardNewspaper; The Government has begun re-classification of health facilities across the country in a move that has raised questions from county bosses. Through the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board, the State will upgrade or downgrade some health facilities. Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu, in a special circular on …

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KENYA: Governors fault government for signing CBA with doctors

December 2016 DailyNation; Governors have blamed the national government for the ongoing doctor’s strike accusing it of signing the disputed Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) illegally. Speaking on Friday evening in Nairobi the Council of Governor’s chairman Peter Munya accused the ministry of Health of surpassing its mandate to enter into …

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