Public Policy

Access to health in Chile

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Social reality of Chile. The country had the highest child mortality in the world. Established the National Health Service which was second in the world after that of United Kingdom.  During those […]

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Public Policy

Recommended long-term investments in your health

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Experts have recommended a number of investments that you should make on your health. I know you may be a teetotaler and does not smoke but do you exercise?   Do not […]

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Public Policy

Turkana County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP 2018 – 2022)

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The law requires every county government in Kenya to produce a five-year planning document known as County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP). Today, we are focusing on that plan for Turkana County in […]

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Public Policy

Winners, losers and constants in the health budget 2020/2021

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Programs and Sub-Programs FY 2019/2020 FY 2020/2021 DEVIATION Non-Communicable Disease Prevention & Control 422,611,721 496,711,286 74,099,565 Reproductive Maternal Neo-natal Child & Adolescent Health -RMNCAH 6,139,063,590 4,322,046,881 -1,817,016,709 Radiation Protection 110,837,638 141,815,733 30,978,095 […]

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healthcare / Human Rights

Right to health in Kenya

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Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya enshrines people’s economic and social rights. One of those rights is the right to “the highest attainable standards of health, which includes the right to […]

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Health

Statement from Jamia Mosque Committee on Coronavirus

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Jamia Mosque Committee has made the following announcement:  The letter read as follows:  After a series of consultations with the Majilis Ulamaa (council of scholars) of Jamia Mosque and upon further consultations […]

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Public Policy

Mike Mbuvi Sonko surrenders some responsibilities of Nairobi County

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Recently it was announced by the Kenyan local media houses that some functions of Nairobi County have been surrendered to the national government:  That the transfer of functions shall become effective 21 […]

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healthcare

Expenditure on blood donation Kenya

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According to the most recent Kenya health sector report, donors invested Ksh. 1.6 billion on blood donation Kenya while government of Kenya allocated Ksh. 320 million for the same purpose. Further, the […]

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healthcare

Kenya progress on Sustainable Development Goals and other regional health commitments

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Kenya prides itself as one of the midwifes of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Specifically Goal 3 calls for reduction of maternal mortality, improving reproductive health, implement UHC, combating tuberculosis and malaria as […]

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Health

Kenya government plans for health sector for the medium term 2020/2021 – 2022/2023

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According to the Health Sector Working Group report 2020/2021 to 2022/2023, Kenya’s major goal is to attain the highest standard of health care for all. This goal is enshrined in Article 43 […]

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Public Policy

Simplified Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan 2018

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Hakijamii has published an analysis of Kisumu County Integrated development plan 2018.  The highlights of Kisumu county integrated development plan are as follows:  As at 2018 there were 210 health facilities in […]

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Counties

Nairobi City County to establish corporations for health and water

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Nairobi City County is planning to establish corporations to manage provision of basic services. This is in an effort to prevent political interference when it comes to service delivery.  The County Corporations […]

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Public Policy

Mombasa County Health budget analysis 2018/2019

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BUDGET-TRACKING FOR HEALTH SECTOR MOMBASA COUNTY Presented by: Geoffrey Kerosi Venue: Methodist Church Hall, Tononoka Outline Abuja Declaration Stages of Budget Process in Kenya – Formulation, Approval, Implementation and Oversight. National Government- […]

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Health referral system in Kisumu County

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An health referral system is key towards accessing emergency healthcare systems. In the case of Kisumu County we information from reliable sources that they have eight (8) ambulances. This is an enabler […]

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Health

Impact of Printing Death and Disease Graphics on Cigarettes

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Impact of Printing Death and Disease Graphics on Cigarettes Do ghastly Images Reduce Smoking? A study which was published on Tobacco Control reveals that publishing images of diseases and death on cigarette […]

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Health / healthcare

Doctors Promise “Not to Do Harm”

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Doctors Promise “Not to Do Harm” In the United Kingdom, the National Health Service (NHS) has released a ‘memo’ that patients who smoke or are obese will be prevented from receiving non-urgent […]

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WHO

Tedros Adhanom Elected as First African WHO Director General

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Tedros Adhanom was born 1965 in Ethiopia. He has served the county in various capacities as an academic, public health official and politician. His term as WHO Director General will start from […]

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Public Policy

Kakamega County budget for health 2015/2016

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Introduction  Kakamega County is located in the former Western Province of Kenya. Its headquarter is Kakamega town. The county has a population of 1,660,651. This population is projected to be 1,940,149 people […]

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Public Policy

Rest in Peace Prof. George Magoha (former CS Education)

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It’s with profound sadness that we have learnt the death of Prof. George Magoha.  He most recently served as the Cabinet Secretary for Education in Kenya.    He was a renown scholar, […]

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