Tag: politics of health

A reflective analysis of the nursing situation in Kenya: Framing the debate for a Health service Commission and making a case for Universal Health Coverage

This is a reflective analysis of the nursing situation in Kenya: Framing the debate for a Health service Commission and making a case for Universal Health Coverage Abstract: Nurses in Kenya have been faced with a need to rise to demands of frequent policy changes in the last couple of years. The most critical change

Turbulence in Nursing: A Unique Characteristic of Kenya’s Healthcare Systems

This is part of the series: Unique characteristics of Kenya’s health care settings,We have already looked at part 1 of turbulence. Even the best of effort is only a singular contribution to the journey for the greater good that we refer to as quality health care. For example, if six patients in a 42-bed Nyayo

Official Figures Could Be Lying About Number of Beds and Cots in Kenya’s Public Hospitals

Figures do not lie but they could about beds and cots in public hospitals in Kenya’. From the statistics provided, in 2014 there were 1.65 hospital beds per 1,000 people. This is the second part of this section covering unique characteristics of sub-Saharan Africa’s health care settings which include among others – turbulence and holidaying