Author: George Kebaso

Reprieve for patients as hospitals and NHIF ink deal

Reading Time: < 1 minute National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) yesterday renewed its reimbursement contracts with private and faith-based hospitals after months of push-and-pull giving […]

Ruto promises health sector 15 per cent shot in the arm

Reading Time: 2 minutes Deputy President William Ruto says, if elected president, his government would increase budgetary allocations to the country’s health sector from […]

Anxiety grips nation as maize imports dwindle

Reading Time: 3 minutes Association of Kenya Feed Manufacturers (AKEFEMA) yesterday warned that Kenya is facing an acute shortage of maize. John Gathogo, the […]

Fresh deal to cut cost of prostate cancer care

Reading Time: < 1 minute Costs of treating prostate cancer in public and private hospitals could drastically reduce following a pact between the National Health […]

NHIF to unveil new pacts with private centres

Reading Time: 3 minutes National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has brokered a deal with private hospitals on proposed new fees that were suspended early […]

Kenya can now store blood for specific use

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenya is now in the league of countries collecting, grouping, screening, separating components and storing blood for specific medical needs. […]

Mochache contradicts Kagwe on wearing of masks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache yesterday warned that those who do not wear masks when outdoors will be arrested. In […]

New Omicron sub-variant sweeps across the country

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ministry of Health yesterday attributed rising Covid-19 hospital admissions to an Omicron sub-variant sweeping across the country. While urging […]