Universal Health Cover or Care – Which Should We Do First? This is a naive concern that many Kenyans share and with a good reason too. Healthcare is a public good that should be available for all Kenyans. Given the public’s concern about health care in Kenya, best health care everywhere is an aspiration of
BSc Nursing Curriculum Reorienting to Universal Health Coverage Basis The purpose of the study is to To reorient the BSc Nursing curriculum to universal health coverage (UHC) basis. Research Question: How can the BSc Nursing curriculum be reoriented to address concerns about emerging roles placed upon nurses by universal health coverage (UHC)? Broad Objective: Will
Lay Care-takers Inside Kenya’s Public Hospitals: Was There a Way Out? We have already looked at the first part of lay care takers. Today we look at : Why should we expect care takers inside the public hospitals. Is that how far we had sunk as a country in terms of our health care system?
Does Kenya owe her nurses a job? Or do we just fail to absorb and place them? According to the Health Workforce Status Report (released on 5th May 2017), the ratio of nurses per 10,000 Kenyans varied from as high as 9.7:10,000 in Nairobi to as low as 0.1:10,000 in Mandera. Another comprehensive Kenya Nursing
Picture courtesy of Community Eye Health Update Kenya has a heavily taxed working class population. That is a fact, but we must qualify it. Those in formal employment i.e. those who pay their income tax through Pay As You Earn P.A.Y E suffer the most. They have to use their already heavily taxed income to