Tag Archives: Human resources for health

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: Doctors strike to go on as talks hit deadlock

December 2016 DailyNation; The government has failed, for the second day, to convince striking medics to get back to work. In what could worsen the suffering of the sick in public hospitals, Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu on Tuesday evening admitted the talks between the government, nurses and medical doctors …

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Africa will be Short Six Million Healthcare Workers by 2030, But it Can Still Achieve its Commitment of Universal Health Care if it Takes Action Now

June 2016 gehealthcareNews; Sub-Saharan African populations and economies are growing at unprecedented speed with a population growth of 2.7% and economic growth of 4.4% annually. Africa has the fastest growing middle class in the world, with 313 million people (roughly the population of the US), 34% of Africa’s population. This …

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