Category: HealthCare

Nurses’ shift scheduling in Kenya: what options can be explored?

This article explores nurses shift scheduling in Kenya: what options can be explored, from the well known morning off, buffer, half day shifts to the proposition of self scheduling shift. The scholarly approach borrows from decision support point of view and evidence based practice. Problem classification, decomposition, and ownership The Kenya Health Service Delivery Indicator

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