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German Federal Minister Visits Turkana
Posted in General by Olivia Okech on February 9th, 2012

The minister visited various projects supported by the German Development Cooperation including, health outreaches with activities such as immunizations of children, screening of malnutrition, HIV testing counseling and treatment; food distribution projects and agricultural activities that promote food security in the region.

Government focuses on providing access to healthcare services for the poor in Kenya
Posted in General, Health Financing by Joanne Muigai on February 8th, 2012

Inability to pay the out-of-pocket expenditure required to access health services has been touted as one of the main impediments to access healthcare particularly for the poor and the vulnerable. An interview with a 70 year old man from Kipsitet in Kericho revealed that in order to pay the fees required he would often seek [...]