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KENYA:State to hire more Cuban doctors

April 2019 Business Daily; The Ministry of Health has said that it will consider bringing in more Cuban doctors in the country to meet the health human resource gap in the country. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said that to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country, the …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors get Sh1bn budget

June 2018 Business Daily; The Treasury has allocated Sh1 billion to cater for salaries and other benefits due to the 110 Cuban doctors, who started arriving in the country early this month. The doctors will take home a total of Sh563 million in salaries annually, according to a breakdown presented to …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors are not overpaid

May 2018 Standard media; Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has dismissed claims that the Cuban doctors coming to Kenya will be overpaid and described those opposed to the scheme as “not a critical set of people”. Speaking in Geneva, Switzerland, after the conclusion of the 71st World Health Assembly, Kariuki singled …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors set to arrive in two weeks

May 2018 BusinessDaily; A hundred medical specialists from Cuba are set to arrive in the country on May 28, about a month earlier than the date previously given by Ministry of Health (MoH) officials. The medical doctors, specialised in neurology, dermatology and radiology among other specialties, will be distributed across the …

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KENYA:protest plan to hire specialists on contract basis

April 2018 Standardmedia; Doctors union has protested against underway plans to have specialists employed on contract. Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union(KMPDU) has said under no negotiations will they agree to the plan that had already been agreed on by Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki. “We have doctors who are …

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SOUTH AFRICA: Gauteng Health On Reduction of Neonatal Deaths

November 2016 SANews; The Gauteng Department of Health is pleased with progress being made in reducing neonatal deaths at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. For the period January to October this year the hospital recorded 287 deaths which is slightly less compared to deaths in the past three years: 2013 …

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