Cuban Doctors Start to Trickle Into Kenya
The health practitioners arrive as part of a deal signed between Kenya and Cuba for the deployment of 100 specialist doctors. The government says the specialists - three radiologists, five nephrologists, orthopaedic surgeons, plastic surgeons and neurologists - will build capacity in hospitals across the country.
Cuban doctors arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International airport.
Nation, 6 June 2018
The first batch of the long-awaited Cuban doctors have jetted in the country. Read more »
Capital FM, 31 May 2018
The Employment and Labour Relations Court has declined to suspend the recruitment of 100 Cuban doctors by the government. Read more »
Nation, 28 May 2018
Cuban doctors hired by Kenya are expected to arrive in the country Monday, even as the controversy over their pay rages. Read more »
Nation, 16 May 2018
The government has urged Kenyan doctors to accept the importation of 100 Cuban medics to improve the health system. Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Sicily Kariuki said the Kenyan… Read more »
East African, 5 May 2018
Kenya and Uganda are at advanced stages of bringing in at least 300 doctors from Cuba to ease staffing shortages in rural health facilities and deal with increasing threats of… Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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 »