BUSINESS HEALTH

Centric Air Ambulance enters Kenyan Market

  Players in the Air Ambulances services have received a major boost for its air Emergency Medical Evacuation after a new player joined the Kenyan ambulance industry. Centric Air Ambulances which aims to spread its wings across Africa and the globe by providing different emergency evacuation packages during the launched a communications centre services saying […]

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NHIF and Janssen Pharmaceuticals in Kenya announce a partnership

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) in conjunction with Janssen, one of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, have unveiled a joint partnership to enhance access of a crucial drug for local prostate cancer patients. The Janssen Kenya Prostate cancer program will provide significant cost savings to NHIF members, and seeks to support efforts […]

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Kisii nurses vow not to return to work until their demands are met

Health services in Kisii county public hospitals has been paralyzed following the ongoing nurses’ strike. The strike which started last week over delayed allowances has left many patients stranded in hospitals with no nurses to attend to them. Kenya  national union  of nurses,  Kisii  branch   chairman  Fredrick  Oigo  has said it’s only full implementation of […]

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KNUN gives county governments’ ultimatum of four days to honour CBA agreement

Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) has issued a strike notice over unimplemented Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) entered into with the government. Union’ Secretary General Seth Panyako (Picture Above), has said if county governments do not implement the Return to work formula dated 2nd November 2017, then they would down their tools from February 4. […]

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Agribusiness COUNTY BRIEFS HEALTH NEWS

A section of Tharaka Nithi residents contract anthrax after consuming infected

  By Malachi Motano The over 200 residents of Nkururu villagers are suffering from a disease with Anthrax like symptoms after consuming meat from some sick animals. According to the locals, they slaughtered their animals after a strange disease claimed parts of their herds but the meat was cleared by a local veterinary doctor who […]