Category: Advocacy

Strikes in Kenya: From The Rare Normal to Common Normal

Strikes in Kenya had changed from the rare normal to the common normal.  Health workers have had more than a fair share in this aspect. Other recent industrial action disputes have included teachers, university lecturers etc.  Currently Nairobi County health workers were on strike. Where I work as a health sciences academia, services could be

‘A Compleat Nurse Is More’

‘A Nurse Is More’                                                             [adapted from A poem written by Richard G. Shuster] A Nurse Is More, Why? Though nobody, can say why, for sure, Nurse’s desire, for service, is pure. Not for themselves, it has to be for others. A life dedicated, to their sisters and their brothers. A Nurse Is More, How?

Need for due care in the advent of NCK online returns to avoid data phishing of nurses’ data

There is an ongoing debate on social media about the new method of making nurses returns using google forms or whether it could end up being a form of data phishing? The message reads thus: “Dear …….., NCK is updating its registers of professionals. Kindly click this link and update your info https://forms.gle/hvJ11WhyjotyexwT6″ The question

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