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universal-healthcare-is-realistic

Universal Healthcare In an international conference attended by professionals and leaders from 13 countries across the globe in the Dutch city of Rotterdam this week, it was observed that any country, at whatever stage of socio-economic development, can provide its people with universal healthcare. The word “universal” means simply “all” in the English language. In other words...

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education-and-healthcare-if-funded-pays-off

Education and training costs are a real expense, which is capital in a person, and the skills they possess constitute a fortune for both the individual and society. Scottish economist Adam Smith described the complex relationship between man, knowledge and economic growth. According to Smith, education and training costs are a real expense, which is capital in a person, and the skills they poss...

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kisumus-free-healthcare-ambitions-dealt-a-blow-by-finance-bill2018

Kisumu county free healthcare ambitions under the flagship of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) could be negated by hefty fees proposed in the Finance Bill, 2018. In the proposed taxes, the county has introduced Sh 5,000 maternity charges, going against free maternity care policy of the national government. Kisumu is among four counties piloting the Sh44.6 billion Jubilee government flag...

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heathcare-a-right-never-realised

Healthcare in Kenya-a mirage Article 43 (1) (a) of the Kenyan Constitution 2010 states that, “Every person has the right—to the highest attainable standard of health, which includes the right to health care services, including reproductive health care.” But is healthcare really a right in Kenya? In February 2018, two doctors Prof Stanley Khainga and Dr Nang’ole Wanjala togethe...

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