Kakamega General Hospital operations were disrupted yesterday after patients and visitors were required to produce identification documents.
~ The Star
Patients without national ID cards were Wednesday morning turned away by security guards at the Kakamega County General Teaching and Referral Hospital, fuelling controversy over a new screening policy.
Patients without national identity cards were on Wednesday morning turned away by security guards at Kakamega County General Teaching and Referral Hospital, sparking controversy over a new screening policy.
In September last year, officials of Coast General Provincial Hospital (CPGH), the largest referral facility in the region, directed that all transactions be conducted electronically to end corruption.
Doctors and nurses at Longisa Referral Hospital in Bomet County have been put on the spot for reportedly abandoning nine expectant women, leading to stillbirths.
"Sometimes when you get involved in minor road accidents, you are not able to even raise Sh100 to pay for treatment but if you have NHIF card you will cater not only for your own medical bills, but also that of your family,’’ Ojaamong said.
Samwel Owino in Migori County had lost his vehicle, a Toyota Fielder, in a mysterious way on November 28 but the quick intervention by the renowned Daktari Nyuki saved the situation.
A breakdown, released by the ministry, of how the UHC will be implemented shows emphasis on strengthening primary healthcare as the basis of ensuring quality and access of all services.
Police in Migori County have launched manhunt for a Tanzanian exorcist only identified as Ogwang who is being linked to the rising cases of attacks against suspects of witchcraft.
Youths who were from the NNPC host community barricaded the entrances into the oil depot demanding total change in what they termed maltreatment by the company.
The resident of Major Y area in Bahati, Nakuru, was sound asleep when he was woken up at around 1am by neighbours seeking his assistance.
In 2016, 144 psychiatric patients died after the Gauteng Department of Health moved 1 700 people from Life Esidimeni homes to ill-equipped NGOs and state facilities.
Bondeni maternity, now a level four hospital, is an institution where many prominent people, among them doctors, lawyers, engineers and senior politicians were born.
A doctor at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital has reportedly declined to attend to a patient suffering from cervical cancer after she allegedly failed to first pay Shs250,000.
I must commend Dr Jide Idris who was my schoolmate and assisted me in making sure policy issues were adequately handled and successes LASUTH had during my tenure were made possible through him to the Governor of the State.
The disease shook this country to the core, and even as efforts to bring it under control rolled in, it was running a bit too fast for us – in 1999, President Daniel arap Moi declared HIV a national disaster.
The chirping birds with periodic interjections of domestic animal sounds early in the morning would ordinarily set residents of Onyata village in Rarieda Constituency to tend to their small farms.
The Baringo senator’s 7km walk to Sabatia bus stage brought the sleepy village to life as local residents mingled with the politician.
Iddy Salim a renown tycoon based in Mombasa County has praised Daktari Nyuki for his quick response that helped in recovering his Toyota Land Cruiser.
As the country’s population grows, coupled with the government’s ambitious programme to offer quality and affordable health services to virtually every citizen, the demand for ultrasounds of 2D, 3D, and 4D systems and CT scans has been on the rise.
Peter Lumiti in Lugari, Kakamega County lost his Toyota Probox in a mysterious way on December 4, while his son delivered some goods in Webuye town.