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The lost place of prayer and traditional African medicine

HEALTH & SCIENCE

When the initial mediation to end the biggest public health crisis in Kenya flopped, the court gave religious leaders a chance to reconcile the striking doctors and the State.

The lost place of prayer and traditional African medicine

By Njoki Ngumi | 4 years ago

Local doctors offer best hope of providing quality healthcare

Local doctors offer best hope of providing quality healthcare

Eighty per cent of Kenyan doctors reportedly leave the civil service either for private practice locally or across the borders to work for public or private health care sectors abroad. This means that for every five doctors trained in Kenya, the public sector is only able to retain one despite the urgent need for trained personnel.

Njoki Ngumi | 4 years ago

Burning questions of morals, ethics as doctors strike persists

When specialist doctors in training at the University of Nairobi and the Kenyatta National Hospital went on strike a few years back, saying that their work was unpaid and therefore could best be described as slave labour, everyone was shocked.

Njoki Ngumi | 4 years ago

The lost place of prayer and traditional African medicine

When the initial mediation to end the biggest public health crisis in Kenya flopped, the court gave religious leaders a chance to reconcile the striking doctors and the State.

Njoki Ngumi | 4 years ago

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