An essay: Why were there no medicines in Kenyan hospitals if there was so much else to show off?

As a voter and health care provider, I wonder why there were no medicines in Kenyan public hospitals if there was so much else to show off. I will start by explaining the showiness, then why some of our priorities were upside down. In one senatorial by-election in the recent years, the campaign was very

Post script: when all is said and done about Kenya’s healthcare crisis

When all is said and done concerning Kenya’s healthcare crisis: My two cents are – there is more to consider than the need to call for an industrial action, most critical being -Timing! On 10th July SRC released new guidelines for allowances, job grading and salary  structures, remuneration of state officers and public servants (2017-2022)

Frequent Cholera Outbreaks Could Be Pointing To a Dysfunctional Health System in Kenya

Picture: A woman does eatery joint chores oblivious of the free flowing sewage along the road (Picture Courtesy of Nation Media (Picture Courtesy of Nation Media) The recent cholera outbreaks in several parts of Kenya pointed to some dysfunction in the health system yet the Constitution of Kenya Article 43 recognizes sanitation and hygiene as

Health Care in Kenya: A Viable Currency for Political Negotiation

Much as health care in Kenya was a viable currency for political negotiation it was a vulnerable service industry. Ever dangerously close to the precipice of collapse, destroying the gains made every 5 years. Strikes by health care workers in Kenya somehow coincided with general elections (1997, 2013, 2017 among others). May be the stakes