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  Reports about medical malpractice are now a common item in our media.  The much touted fatal unassisted child births in public hospitals are just pointers to suffering being experienced by other patients which suggest that the quality of health services in hospitals is sick. A quick loo...
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  Last week I had a discussion with an obstetrician who works with a referral facility in Nairobi about her views on the effect of the free maternity services policy. While the public domain is awash with reports of its success, her account of her experience since the policy came into force is...
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A health system provides the means through which health care services are planned and delivered. They are socially constructed and their basic arrangements are a product of historical negotiations with the environment. A complete conception of its guiding ideology is captured in the social and legal...
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In recent months, Kenya has been gripped by emergencies which have beefed up the need for medical emergency services. The prevention of deaths and suffering among victims is heavily dependent on the quality of emergency services which is in turn a product of the efficiency of the reporting systems a...