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KENYA:Patients owe KNH, Moi Referral Sh6.6 billion

March 2019 Business Daily; Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache said that KNH is owed Sh5.6 billion from July 2003 to February 2019 while Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) is struggling with unpaid bills of Sh1 billion. The unpaid bills come as the two referral hospitals battle to raise funds …

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KENYA:No pay increase for nurses as talks end

March 2019 Daily nation; The month-long conciliation talks between nurses and their employers have not borne any fruit, the Nation has learnt. After the health workers went on strike, the Council of Governors moved to court, which ordered the parties to attend conciliation meetings initiated by Labour Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani and …

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KENYA:KNH in cash crunch over Sh1 billion debt

January 2019 BusinessDaily; Kenyatta National Hospital is in deep financial trouble after the National Hospital Insurance Fund failed to pay Sh800 million it owes the giant medical institution. The hospital operations are already in peril, putting the lives of thousands of patients, who depend on the facility, at risk with …

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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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