Category: Advocacy

Lay care-takers inside the Kenyan hospitals, Is there a way forward?

Lay care-takers inside the Kenyan hospitals, Was there a way forward? Today we discuss lay care providers, popularly referred to as caretakers inside the public hospitals. Do they assist with care or usurp health professional’s caring work and cover staffing shortages?  Though they are to be found mainly in public health facilities, some private and

Nurse is the fulcrum to the moving parts in Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Nursing is the fulcrum to the moving parts in universal health coverage.  It is true that every moving part in the primary health care as well a health system in general was important.  This is important since there are lots of moving parts and pieces that actually go into patient care need a coordinator.  But

Drastically deal with ‘chopper-matatus’, ‘BOX Ma3’s to improve on ventilation

It is about time to say that something drastic needs to happen to deal with the ‘chopper-matatus’, ‘BOX- Ma3’s in Kenya.  It is either they improve on the ventilation or pack.  I was considering petitioning parliament to ban previously designed ‘chopper’ a.k.a ‘BOX’ as cargo Toyota Hiace/Nissan  ‘shark’ vans from doing matatu or force them