Tag Archives: Kenyatta National Hospital

KENYA:KNH to raise patient fees for next 5 years

July 2018 Business Daily;Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) has announced plans to increase patient charges annually for five years as the referral facility seeks to raise billions of shillings for facilities upgrade. The hospital revealed the annual adjustments during the launch of its five-year strategic plan ending 2023, which will see …

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KENYA:At KNH in Nairobi, another surgery goes wrong

March 2018 Dailynation; Kenyatta National Hospital is on the spot yet again following claims of a botched caesarean section. Susan Nekesa says she walked into Kenya’s top referral hospital in labour on January 25 and delivered twin girls the following day. SWOLLEN However, hours after the surgery, Nekesa’s stomach became …

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KENYA:KNH doctors reattach teenager’s hand that was stored in cool box for 10 hours

February 2018 Standardmedia; Doctors at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) have successfully reattached the severed hand of 17-year-old Joseph Thairu from Kiambaa, Kiambu County. Thairu’s arm was accidentally cut off while cleaning a chaff cutter. He had just finished feeding their cows. The highly delicate procedure lasted seven hours. It involved a multidisciplinary medical …

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