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USA:Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirement

June 2018 KHN; A federal judge on Friday struck down a Trump administration decision allowing states to force low-income adults to work to qualify for Medicaid. The 60-page ruling, which is likely to be appealed, was hailed by advocates for the poor. But it could limit the number of states expanding …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors get Sh1bn budget

June 2018 Business Daily; The Treasury has allocated Sh1 billion to cater for salaries and other benefits due to the 110 Cuban doctors, who started arriving in the country early this month. The doctors will take home a total of Sh563 million in salaries annually, according to a breakdown presented to …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors are not overpaid

May 2018 Standard media; Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has dismissed claims that the Cuban doctors coming to Kenya will be overpaid and described those opposed to the scheme as “not a critical set of people”. Speaking in Geneva, Switzerland, after the conclusion of the 71st World Health Assembly, Kariuki singled …

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