Govt Hell-Bent on Cuban Doctors in Kenya Despite Criticism
Deploying medical experts to the rural areas will reduce the number of patients relying on Kenyatta National Hospital and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret, says the State House Chief of Staff and Head of the President's Delivery Unit Nzioka Waita. President Uhuru Kenyatta had secured the arrangement with Cuba to host 100 medical specialists while sending 50 doctors to Cuba for specialist training.
Nation, 23 April 2018
The government will only hire specialist doctors from Cuba and they will be deployed to the rural areas, State House has said. Read more »
Capital FM, 22 April 2018
The Government has defended the decision to deploy Cuban doctors to the country a move that has come under criticism since the announcement of the partnership. Read more »
Kenya Presidency, 22 April 2018
Our attention has been drawn to remarks in the media in respect of the impending arrival of medical specialists from Cuba. Read more »
Nation, 21 April 2018
The Kenya Medical Association has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to rescind his decision to contract 100 Cuban specialists, and instead advertise locally for the jobs. Read more »
East African, 19 April 2018
Kenya is expecting the first batch of Cuban doctors in July to help tackle the malaria pandemic, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday, brushing aside rising opposition from… Read more »
Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita (in suit) says the move is in good faith since the doctor.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured an arrangement with Cuba to have 100 medical specialists work in the country, while Kenya dispatches 50 doctors to Cuba for specialist ... Read more »
President Uhuru Kenyatta, during his 3-day state visit, will learn more on Cuba's success in its well-developed preventive health care system, including the discovery of vaccines ... Read more »