Category Archives: Health

Why Devolution in the Health Sector should be halted

By Geoffrey Kamadi Rather than bring services closer to the masses thereby increasing efficiency through disaggregation of government functions, it is now feared that devolution might actually have the direct opposite effect. And this is despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Devolving Health means investing in Doctors By Internews Data Dreger http://www.internewskenya.org/dataportal/data/1

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Where will the money come from?

By Geoffrey Kamadi The national budget of KSH 1,459 trillion for the financial year 2012/ 2013 has been described variously as the country’s most ambitious yet. And it was designed to deepen our economic and social prosperity within a system … Continue reading

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Blogger got facts wrong on health ministry’s budget

By Peter Orengo – The Standard I have read with interest, Aghan Daniel’s blog on devolution and health financing in Kenya. Whereas I totally agree with his assertions and arguments, I would like to state that during the presentation of … Continue reading

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Bungled autopsies: Are pathologists guilty of abetting crime?

Sometime early this year, a contingent of senior officers from the Ministry of Medical Services, led by the minister, Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o, visited the KEMRI/CDC campus in Kisian, Kisumu. Theirs was a fact finding mission as well as a learning … Continue reading

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How do we cope with disability of our children?

  Children are a blessing from God and all people from all walks of life always look forward to getting plenty of them, in good health and sound mind. What if you give birth to a normal child but along … Continue reading

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Is society turning a blind eye?

Many a times, we have heard cases of suicide, murder, rape and domestic violence among others in the country. But recently, the mysterious deaths of Olympic champion Samuel Wanjiru and former TV reporter Wambui Kabiru have raised questions on whether … Continue reading

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