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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Health

vivid explanation about coronavirus and how it’s transmitted

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https://twitter.com/MichaelLeuz/status/1233527963922108417 Sharing is Caring:

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politics

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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Uncategorized

Simplified Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan 2018

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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 […]

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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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Budget

Mombasa County Health budget analysis 2018/2019

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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, […]

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healthcare

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 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. […]

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budget implementation / county budget

Kakamega County government 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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Travel

My travel experience during Covid-19 Pandemic

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The journey to Addis Ababa started with preparations in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. I ticked off all the requirements including flight tickets and Covid-19 negative test results. My health facility of choice […]

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