Kenya sacks 25,000 striking health workers

Kenya hospital

Kenyan government fired 25,000 health workers for not abiding the official order and putting the life of serious patients at stake.  The government said in its official notification that “the sacked staff will be replaced by unemployed professionals and hospital nurses”. The spokesman of the government Alfred Mutua said that “those professionals who defied the directives […]

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‘Pocket Optician’ trialed in Kenyan schools

Eyeglasses and eye chart

The school teachers of Kenya are going to test eyes of the students through modified smart-phone called as “Pocket Optician”. Visual impairment is supposed to be one of the biggest issues in developing world and Kenyan based teachers have started using this modified cellular technology for identification of myopia and many other sighting problems. It […]

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AMREF Kenya receives award for Contributions to Maternal Health

AMREF Kenya receives award for Contributions to Maternal Health

AMREF Kenya has received an award for its commendable contribution to ameliorate the maternal health care in Kenya.  It was the MDGs trust that bestowed the award to AMREF for tirelessly working in the said sector. Actually, MDGs trust is an organization that recognizes that efforts of local NGOs, individuals, Private and Public sectors, and Development […]

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Kenya’s health workers claim mismanagement

Kenya's health workers claim mismanagement

The healthcare system of Kenya is totally fragile and the recently announced devolution plan has created more problems for the people of Kenya.  Thousands of health workers had left their jobs due to decentralization of health system and most of the protesters demanded that “National Health Commission” should be established for overseeing the devolution process. Though, […]

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