Tag Archives: Health workers

KENYA: Health worker virus infections rise to 54

May 2020 BusinessDaily; Twenty Kenyan healthcare workers have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past two weeks, bringing the total number of the key frontline personnel in the country’s Covid-19 fight to 54 or 3.3 percent of the 1,618 confirmed cases to date. Health director-general Patrick Amoth, however, said …

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KENYA:Pupil, new mothers hit hard by nurses’ strike

September 2017 Dailynation; A Class Eight pupil in a Kisii school is among eight women forced into a congested ward at Christa Marriane Hospital because they have nowhere else to go. Speaking to the Sunday Nation, the pupil, who is scheduled to sit the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination, burst …

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KENYA: Report lays bare Kenya’s frail health sector

May 2017 DailyNation; Kenya only has only 2,089 specialist doctors, a new national survey of the country’s hospital staff has revealed. In 2015, there were 5,660 medical doctors, with 387 of them specialising in gynaecology. Experts in general surgery stood at 338 while internal medicine experts were 296. NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES …

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