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 …Read More »
April 2018 Dailynation; This week the World Bank Group is hosting UHC Financing Forum in Washington, DC. Back home, doctors are holding conferences to discuss healthcare financing towards universal health coverage. And the two meetings couldn’t be more timely. However, there is a recurring reference to public-private partnerships as the magic …Read More »
KENYA: The pomp at the launch of the Sh38 billion project to equip county hospitals with modern equipment is preserved in framed photos in the offices of many governors. But nearly a year after the smiles and the promise of better health services in the counties, the same governors have released shocking details of how the expensive machines are lying idle in hospitals. The big issue for the counties is that the project was rammed down the governors’ throats, without considering the special circumstances of different county governments.
May 2017 Standardmedia; The pomp at the launch of the Sh38 billion project to equip county hospitals with modern equipment is preserved in framed photos in the offices of many governors. But nearly a year after the smiles and the promise of better health services in the counties, the same …Read More »
April BusinessDaily; MPs have ordered an audit of the Sh38-billion programme to supply hospitals with modern equipment. This follows the refusal by the Health ministry to hand over the contracts for scrutiny by the Health Committee. The recommendation was made by the Budget and Appropriations Committee in a report adopted …Read More »
March 2017 DailyNation; Six years ago, a retired engineer drowned in his own body fluids. His kidneys had failed due to hypertension and, over time, and with money hard to come by, he could not afford care in private hospitals. The only public centre for dialysis, Kenyatta National Hospital, was …Read More »