Health

Simplified Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan 2018

25th July 2019

Simplified Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan 2018 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 Kisumu County;  Kisumu County has an health personnel of 1,848 against a demand of 21,891  meaning […]

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Nairobi City County to establish corporations for health and water

8th July 2019

Nairobi City County to establish corporations for health and water 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 Bill 2019 will provide a framework for formation of such corporations.  Nairobi Water […]

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Mombasa County Health budget analysis 2018/2019

18th June 2019

Mombasa County health budget analysis 2018/2019  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- The Big Four Agenda, Universal Healthcare Coverage Reasons for budget tracking Recommendations for consideration Introduction The objective […]

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Health Referral System in Kisumu County

24th May 2019

Health Referral System in Kisumu County 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 of the county’s referral system. Out of the eight ambulances, 1 is a state-of-the-art ambulance. We were […]

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Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of Cancer. New strategies to stop smoking includes printing ghastly graphic images on cigarette packages.

Impact of Printing Death and Disease Graphics on Cigarettes

3rd June 2018

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 packages in Canada has seen a reduction in cigarette consumption. These graphic warning labels have been reported to be very effective.   Read […]

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Image of a smoker in action

Doctors Promise “Not to Do Harm”

9th November 2017

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 surgeries unless they stop smoking or work on losing their weight. This is happening despite the doctors promise not to do harm. This […]

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Dr. Tedros Adhanom

Tedros Adhanom Elected as First African WHO Director General

3rd June 2017

Tedros Adhanom Elected as First African WHO Director General  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 1st July, 2017. Tedros Adhanom was elected to head the WHO at the World […]

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KAKAMEGA COUNTY HEALTH SECTOR BUDGET 2015/2016

8th September 2015

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 currently.  The county’s poverty rate is is 53% according to KIHBS. Only 15.2% of the population lives in urban areas.  The county had […]

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